Tag Archives: Rule of law

Reports on Good Governance in Romania and the Republic of Moldova

Corruption: Diagnosis and Treatment Becoming Denmark: Historical Paths to Control of Corruption Moldova’s ‘Twitter Revolution’  Civil Society and Control of Corruption: Assessing Governance of Romanian Public Universities  Of Virtuous Circles: Modeling Control of Corruption Beyond Modernization Twenty Years of Postcommunism:
› Continue reading Tuesday May 19th, 2015


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SAR Policy Brief #64: The Implementation of the Principle of Decisional Transparency in Romania

This policy brief concisely presents and analyzes the key provisions of Law no. 52/2003, before and after its 2013 revisions. The report evaluates the effectiveness of this law, presents an overview of the transparency of decision-making in Romania, and formulates
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SAR report on the democratic developments in Romania was published in the Freedom House Nations in Transit 2013 study

Nations in Transit 2013 is Freedom House’s comprehensive, comparative study of democratic development in 29 countries from Central Europe to Eurasia. This edition covers the period from January 1 through December 31, 2012 and measures progress according to the following
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ROMANIA: The Political Economy of a Constitutional Crisis

What lies behind Romania’s bitter power struggle of spring-summer 2012? The economic crisis is not particularly dramatic in Romania, a country sheltered by its high underground economy and intense labor migration from the crisis-related unemployment which hurts other European economies.
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09.2011: “The Faces of the Romanian Legal System” by Laura Stefan

One of the major deficiencies of the Romanian legal system is the slow speed of its procedures. Cases lag behind for years and years before various courts, while, in the case of the criminal system, punishing those who break the
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05.2010: SAR reports to the European Parliament on Restitution of Property in the Balkans (Download Report)

The biggest ignored policy issue in transition countries – the post-Communist restitution of property, be it in the form of land, buildings, forests or financial compensation – was analyzed by the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) on a contract with the European Parliament. Mobilizing our
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