Doctoral Dissertations Defended in 2010


Global Imbalances from the Historical Perspective

by Marcela Veselkova

Defense Committee:
Julius Horvath (CEU supervisor)
Laszlo Csaba (CEU)
Jarko Fidrmuc (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen)
chair: Gabor Toka (CEU)

Defended: 20 December, 2010


The Effects of Soft Budget Constraints on Market Development: The Case of Russian Regions

by Aitalina Azarova

Defense Committee:

Nikolay Petrov (Carnegie Moscow Center)
Tamas Rudas (Eotvos Lorand University, CEU)
Matteo Fumagalli (CEU)
Gabor Toka (CEU supervisor)

Defended: 10 June, 2010


Commitment and Conditions. European Union Conditionality and Privatization Reforms in Slovakia, Romania and Turkey

by Deniz Bingol McDonald

Defense Committee:

Michael Merlingen, chair (CEU)
Joachim Jens Hesse (International Institute for Comparative Government and European Policy, ISE)
Laszlo Csaba (CEU supervisor)
Matteo Fumagalli, (CEU)

Defended: May, 2010


Essays on Educational Institutions and Inequality of Opportunity

by Daniel Horn

Defense Committee:

Daniele Checchi (University of Milan)
Balazs Varadi (Eotvos Lorand University)
Gabor Toka (CEU)
Gabor Kezdi (CEU supervisor)

Defense date: 28 April, 2010


Governing Fragmented Societies: State-Building and Political Integration in Chechnya and Ingushetia (1991-2009)

by Ekaterina Sokirianskaia

Defense Committee:

Moshe Gammer (Tel-Aviv University)
Andras Bozoki (CEU)Matteo Fumagalli (CEU)
Zsolt Enyedi (CEU supervisor)

Defended: 2 April, 2010


Secessionist framing: The role of different discourses in creating arguments for self-determination

by Beata Huszka

Defense Committee:

Karl Hall, chair (CEU)
Florian Bieber (University of Kent)
Erin Jenne (CEU supervisor)
Irina Papkov (CEU)

Defended: 2010