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Assistant Professor Cameran Ashraf publishes a paper on the impact of AI on human rights

August 26, 2021

DPP Assistant Professor Cameran Ashraf publishes a paper on the impact of artificial intelligence on freedom of religion or belief online in The International Journal of Human Rights:

Cameran Ashraf (2021) Exploring the impacts of artificial intelligence on freedom of religion or belief online, The International Journal of Human Rights, 

DPP Students’ Reporting Featured in Politico

August 5, 2021

In an example of academia's contribution to journalism, Politico features an article by Department of Public Policy’s masters students written under the editorship of CMDS Director Marius Dragomir’s on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the situation of migrants in EU detention centers.

SPP alumna Eszter Szedlacsek selected as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow for a EJD

July 16, 2021

We are proud to announce that SPP alumna Eszter Szedlacsek ('20, Erasmus Mundus MA in Public Policy) has been selected for a prestigious European Joint Doctorate (EJD) as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow (Early Stage Researcher, ESR). As a PhD candidate, Eszter will analyse environmental policy and poverty, and specifically how African countries' NDCs under the Paris agreement relate to SDG1 at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. Congratulations Eszter!

 

Stay tuned for an upcoming interview with Eszter Szedlacsek.

Diagnosing corruption and its costs - Mihaly Fazekas to present at the Joint Vienna Institute

July 1, 2021

SPP Assistant Professor Mihaly Fazekas will give a presentation titled Diagnosing corruption and its costs on July 9 at the Joint Vienna Institut together with Olivier Basdevant (International Monetary Fund).

SPP professor Kahanec publishes a paper on the effectiveness of mass antigen testing for COVID19 in the Journal of Population Economics

July 1, 2021

SPP professor and acting dean Martin Kahanec publishes a co-authored paper with Lukáš Lafférs and Bernhard Schmidpeter about the effectiveness of mass antigen testing for COVID19 on the pandemic in the Journal of Population Economics. 

Kahanec, M., Lafférs, L. & Schmidpeter, B. The impact of repeated mass antigen testing for COVID-19 on the prevalence of the disease. J Popul Econ (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00148-021-00856-z

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