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POPULISM in CENTRAL and EASTERN EUROPE

Elena Cossu

ESR 8: The impact of economic populism on growth and convergence (Corvinus University of Budapest)

Elena Cossu is a PhD candidate at the World Economy Institute of Corvinus University and as well a visiting researcher at University College London. Her work for the FATIGUE project and her PhD dissertation focuses on the effects of populism on growth and convergence. For her Master she was enrolled as a dual degree student between Bocconi University and SciencesPo Paris and she now holds an MSc in Economics and Management of Public Administration and International Institutions from the former and an MA in International Public Management from the latter. She holds a BA in International Relations from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, which is also the town where she comes from. During her studies, she also worked for the economic service of the Italian Embassy in Paris, for the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok and as well as a strategic consultant in Paris.

She is supervised by Péter Gedeon and István Benczes at Corvinus University of Budapest and Julia Korosteleva at UCL.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @ellezeus

Academic publications:

  • Elena Cossu, Giovanna Maria Borges Aguiar (2019). The Gravity Model for Trade Theory . Köz-Gazdaság (Review of Economic Theory and Practice) , Budapest
  • Elena Cossu (2019). Present and Future Populist Policies in Europe: the Cases of Hungary and Bulgaria. Abstract Book 2019 RSA Winter Conference “Turbulent Times: Rethinking Regions and Cities”, London
  • Elena Cossu, Giovanna Maria Borges Aguiar (2020). Traditions, Institutions, and Growth: the Case of Hungary. Paper Published in a Corvinus Edited Volume (Forthcoming)

Conference presentations:

  • The New Populist Policies Prescriptions. Paper Presented at the UACES 49th Annual Conference, Lisbon (2019) (with POPREBEL)
  • Present and Future Populist Policies in Europe: the Cases of Hungary and Bulgaria. 2019 RSA Winter Conference “Turbulent Times: Rethinking Regions and Cities”, London (2019)
  • Economic populism, fiscal policies and budget deficits: the sustainability implications for central and eastern europe. WINIR 2019 Symposium “Global capitalism and its national varieties in an era of crisis”, London (2019)