David Karas

David Karas
Central European University | CEU · Democracy Institute

PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow at CEU-Democracy Institute

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Whereas the active role of the state in steering financialization is consensual in advanced economies , the financialization of emerging market economies is usually examined through the prism of dependency: this downplays the domestic political functions of financialization and the agency of the state. With the consolidation of state capitalist reg...
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In a recent paper co-authored with László Bruszt and published in a Special Issue of Review of International Political Economy, we identify a developmental state in the least likely of times – the period of hegemonic neoliberalism in the 1990s and early 2000s – and the least likely of places, namely the post-socialist Central Eastern European (CEE)...
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Apparently, a virus named after a crown not only euthanized neoliberalism but also resuscitated the Nation-State. Some tremble at the sight of Leviathan, others hope to demolish a neoliberal fortress, which at its core, had always been a social slaughterhouse. After a decade which rediscovered Karl Polanyi, the idea of enlisting the State to re-emb...
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Due to its focus on high tech sectors and the role played by FDI, the literature dealing with developmental opportunities in Central and Eastern European (CEE) economies underestimates the room for domestic developmental agency. In this paper, we contrast diverging strategies of positioning the Polish and Hungarian dairy sector in European markets....
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This qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews and participant observation explores the tensions between competing nation-building projects in Ukraine's westernmost multi-ethnic Zakarpattia region - and the essentialization of rigid ethnic boundaries these entail - with the daily experience of locals who are involved in myriads of infor...

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