Lecturer — Ph.D., Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
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Prof. Piroska's research focuses on the changing role of the state in the economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Her dissertation investigated the changing role of the state as an owner, regulator and supervisor in the field of finance in Eastern European countries. Her latest research centers on the spread of regulatory agencies, the contested nature of European integration and comparative analysis of Eastern European states' debt management. She has been a visiting Ph.D. student at the Copenhagen Budapest School, junior researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a post doctoral fellow at the Department of Government at UT Austin.
In refereed journals: “The Politics of Europeanization in Europe's Southeastern Periphery: Slovenian Banks and Breweries on S(c)ale," with Nicole Lindstrom, Competition and Change, Vol. 11. Nr 2. pp. 117 -135; "Slowenischer Weg? Die Politik der Europaisierung in Europas sudostlicher Peripherie" (The Slovenian Way? The Politics of Europeanization in Europe's Southeastern Periphery), with Nicole Lindstrom, Prokla: Zeitschrift fur kritische Sozialwissenschaft , Vol. 32, No. 3 (June 2002): 329-445; Book chapter: “The Implementation of the Basle Capital Accord in Hungary and Slovenia: The Role of Domestic Institutions" in International Organizations and Implementation, Jutta Joachim, Bertjan Verbeek and Bob Reinalda (eds.), Routledge (2007).