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Bálint Magyar

Bálint Magyar

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Bálint Magyar, a former Hungarian minister of education, is a research fellow at the Democracy Institute at the Central European University in Budapest.

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  1. Hungary’s Manipulated Election
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    Hungary’s Manipulated Election

    Apr 4, 2022 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics show why the vote returning Fidesz to power cannot be considered “free and fair,” or even “free but not fair.”

  2. Europe’s Misconceived Cohesion
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    Europe’s Misconceived Cohesion

    Dec 23, 2020 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics argue that the EU's recent deal with the Hungarian and Polish governments is rooted in a fundamental mistake.

  3. Hungary’s Mafia State Fights for Impunity
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    Hungary’s Mafia State Fights for Impunity

    Jun 18, 2019 Bálint Magyar & Bálint Madlovics suggest an alternative reason for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's relentless anti-EU rhetoric.

  4. The EU’s Mafia State
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    The EU’s Mafia State

    Jun 21, 2017 Bálint Magyar explains how Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has replaced democracy with clientelism.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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