Populism Report: July-September 2016

During the customarily politically calm summer period – apart from a few striking exceptions – there has been no significant change in the support of populist parties across Europe. Thus, in the third quarter of 2016, the trend of previous periods has con

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András Bíró-Nagy: Central European MEPs as Agents of Two Principals. Party Cohesion in the European Parliament after Enlargement

This paper investigates the impact of Central European MEPs on party cohesion in the European Parliament.

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Populism Report: April-June 2016

The new analysis of Policy Solutions shows that in the second quarter of 2016 most of the populist parties in Europe still stand at the same level of support as in the previous quarter.

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In the Name of the People : The Performance of the Governing Populist Parties in Europe

Policy Solutions' analysis on the performance of the most popular populist parties in government

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Politics and Classes in Hungary

Photobook on Hungarian Voting Groups

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András Bíró-Nagy: Central European MEPs and Their Roles. Behavioral Strategies in the European Parliament

This article helps to better understand the role orientations of the Central European Members of the European Parliament, the factors that influence their strategies, and the relationship between their roles and activities.

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Populism Report: January–April 2016

Policy Solutions' quarterly report of the current state of populist parties in Europe

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More Radical than the Radicals: the Jobbik Party in international comparison

In: Right-wing Extremism in Europe — Country Analyses, Counter-Strategies and Labor-Market Oriented Exit Strategies

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The Political Communication of the Refugee Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe

A study reviewing how politicians in central and eastern Europe have responded to the current refugee crisis.

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The Political Values of the Millennial Generation in the Central and Eastern European Region

The results of the Millennial Dialogue international youth research in regional comparison

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The State of Populism in Europe (2015)

The joint study of Policy Solutions and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) that analyses changes in the public support for all relevant European populist parties and the prevailing trends in European populism.

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Russian Presence in Key European Countries’ Energy Market

Analysis on Russian oil/gas/nuclear investment activities in key European countries' energy market

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Hungarian Politics in 2015

Review and forecast of politics, economy and society in Hungary

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Tamás Boros: Hungarian Land as Political Instrument

Analysis on how governments use land as a political tool in Hungary

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Political Analysis & Forecast - Hungary - October 2015

Policy Solutions' monthly overview on Hungarian politics in English

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Tamás Boros: Clash of Values

The Political Background of the Refugee Crisis in Hungary

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How Refugees Halt Fidesz's Decline

The Political Background of the Refugee Crisis In Hungary

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Inequality and populism in the European Union

Data and their interpretation for the FES-Policy Solutions International Think Tank meeting

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Foreign Policy Conflicts in the Hungarian Media

Policy Solutions' analysis about the presentation of international events in the Hungarian press

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Hungarian Politics in 2014

Policy Solutions' and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung's joint annual review of Hungarian politics

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About Us

Policy Solutions is a progressive political research institute based in Budapest. It was founded in 2008 and it is committed to the values of liberal democracy, solidarity, equal opportunity and European integration. The focus of Policy Solutions’ work is on understanding political processes in Hungary and the European Union. Among the pre-eminent areas of our research are the investigation of how the quality of democracy evolves, the analysis of factors driving euroscepticism, populism and the far-right, and election research. 



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