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Sarah Wilson Sokhey: The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries

Kovács, O. (2018): Review of Sarah Wilson Sokhey: The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries. European Mirror, Vol. XXI, Special Edition 1, pp. 115-118. *This paper was supported by the Bolyai János Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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Deformáció és reformáció – adalékok a strukturális reformálhatósághoz

Kovács, O. (2018): Deformáció és reformáció – adalékok a strukturális reformálhatósághoz. In: Halm, T. – Hurta, H. – Koller, B. (szerk.) (2018): Ünnepi kötet a 65 éves Halmai Péter tiszteletére. Dialóg Campus Kiadó, Budapest. 179-189. o. Jelen tanulmány amellett érvel, hogy a strukturális reformokkal kapcsolatos tudományos viták nem hagyhatják figyelmen kívül azt a tényt, hogy ilyesfajta reformációra egy olyan korban
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The Italian (Economic) Job

Almost two years ago, Andrew Ang and Francis A. Longstaff pointed out that the empirical evidence suggests that systemic sovereign risk has its roots in financial markets rather than in macroeconomic fundamentals.[1] The crisis-ridden Italy, which is now facing high level of political instability as well, has been manoeuvring not so dramatically since the end of 2012 when the Prime Minister Mario Monti resigned. In o
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Public Sector in Central and Eastern Europe in a Turbulent Era

Kovács, O. (2012): The Appreciating Role of Public Sector in Central and Eastern Europe in a Turbulent Era. News of the Month, ICEG European Center, May-June 2012 pp. 4-12. The paper argues that our world has become ever-more complex to be overlooked and managed in a scientifically appropriate manner. We point out that complex system, like modern financial system, requires complex solutions but they are beset with di
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