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MA Theses 2019/20

One-year MA in Political Science

Arziani, GeorgyDeterminants of Foreign Direct Investment in Georgia Economic Growth and Structural Transformation
Bolatkhanov, ZhengiskhanPolitically Ideological Opposition in Hybrid Regimes: To What Extend They Are Treated Differently? Case Study of Russian Federation
Borsi, Zsófia AnnaMobilising Identities in Response to ‘Illiberal Populism’: Evidence from the Hungarian Municipal Elections
Camur, EcemChanging the Combination of Authoritarian Stability Strategies Against Threats: Turkey (2002-2019)
Cherkas, AlinaThe Effects of Migration on Attitudes towards the European Union: Extent, Dynamics and Causality
Cosburn, NicholasPlatforms, Policies and Protections: An Institutional Analysis of Actors in the Platform Economy
Dauksaite, LauraPost-Soviet Civil Society in Transition: Leftist Social Movements in Lithuania
Davis, WillaAnalyzing the Effects of Capitalist Diversity and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis on the Rise of Populist Radical-Right Parties in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Gable, MadisonPoliticized White Identity in the U.S. Today: Applied Understandings from Social Psychology
Grabova, OlesyaPandemics, State Capacity, and Political Violence
Gubaydullina, SofyaStrategies of Regime Survival. Application in the Closed Authoritarian Regime
Ishikawa, YusukeReducing or Fueling: The Effect of EU International Aid Allocation on the Level of Corruption in Recipient Countries
Khalid, MuhammadValence Populism In Pakistan: Making Sense Of Imran Khan's Ideological Cluelessness
Khokhlov, NikitaPerceptions of Corruption and Firm Performance in Post-Communist Countries: Institutional Perspective
Kochetova, EkaterinaTrust Issues: A Multi-Method Analysis of the Effects of Populism and Trust in Institutions on Confidence in Vaccines
Kostan, RokoWhy did legitimacy crisis occur in Hong Kong but not in Macao?
Laugalyte, IevaGlass Ceiling or Sticky Floor? Unmasking the Heterogeneity of the Lithuanian Gender Pay Gap
Lazarescu, PaulUnderstanding the Implications of the Hart-Celler Act
Martin, PedroDemobilized Poor, Reduced Altruism, or None? A Test of the Literature on the Effects of Ethnic Diversity on Preferences for Redistribution
Ngo, ThanhThe Role of Public Universities as Interest Groups in the United States
Petriashvili, NinoThe Effect Of Democratic Maturity On Ideological Congruence: The Study Of European Parliamentary Democracies
Saleem, MuhammadIdeology Of Far-Right And White Supremacist Violence: Discourse Analysis Of Conspiracies, Narratives And Digital Spaces Sustaining The Far-Right
Salvana, IanMobility as Capability: Intermediary Discourses on the State of Labor Migration in the Philippines
Shturbabin, KyryloFactors contributing to the emergence and success of integrationist ethnic minority parties in Central and Eastern Europe
Ton, Nu Thuy DuongRemittances and Urban Bias
Varga, Zsombor VilibaldSupport for Democracy in CEE countries: Micro-level Attributes in Politically Polarizing Societies
Wright, CatherineAnger and Epistemic Injustice: Evaluating Partisan Discursive Norms For Social Movements

Two-year MA in Political Science

Amjad, Syeda MahnoorThe Business of Religion and Politics: The Inevitable Oppression of the Ahmadis in Pakistani Regimes
Cioanca, AntoniaDisenfranchising the Absent: Reframing the Discussion about the Voting Rights and Voting Competence for Persons with Severe Psychosocial and Intellectual Disabilities
Hamrák, BencePersuasion Or Loyalty: The Effects Of Elite Communication On The Electoral Sanctioning Of Corruption - A Survey Experiment in Hungary
Hayes, LukácsHow the Hungarian Government's Anti-Migration Campaign Affected Attitudes Towards the Roma Minority?
Htet, HeinStaying Away from Democratization: Ethnic Cleavages and the Long Life of the Military Regime in Myanmar
Kósa, LiviaIntergenerational Distributive Justice and Climate Change
Milevoj, ToniA Defense of Democracy from Epistocratic Criticism
Rammohan, VisweshRethinking Rights Beyond Liberalism: A Radical Democratic Critique of Liberal Rights
Rusnák, AlexMitigating the Damage of Political Scandal: Which Communication Strategy Works Best? An Experimental Study
Szaszi, AronPolitical Humor Effects and Partisan Humor Bias: An Experimental Study in the United States
Vershinina, PolinaHigh Tech Business Relations with the State in Russia
Zorina, ElinaBoosting Political Participation in a Non-Democratic Context? Political Effects of International Educational Exchange Programs