Events at CERGE-EI

Tuesday, 23 June, 2020 | 10:00 | Special Event

The Rise of Populist Parties in Europe: The Dark Side of Globalization and Technological Change?

Kick-off meeting, 23 June 2020

Online from our Digital Media Centre, Central European Summer Time, please consider the different time zone in the UK

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and introduction
Steffen Müller, Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), Member of the Leibniz Association

10:15 – 11:15 Organizational matters and guidelines of the Volkswagen Foundation
Daniel Fackler, Dana Urban-Thielicke

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:15 The concepts of populism and populist parties
Anja Neundorf, Sergi Pardos-Prado

12:15 – 13:00 Forced Migration, Stayers, and New Societies: Evidence from Post-WWII Czechoslovakia
Stepan Jurajda, CERGE-EI

13:00 – 14:00 Break

14:00 – 16:00 Progress reports from the sub-projects

Question 1:
To what extent is the rise of populist parties in European regions driven by the economic burdens, which accompany globalisation?
• Regional perspective on globalisation and populist vote
• Individual-level perspective on globalisation and populist vote

Question 2:
The case of the Czech Republic
• Labour market conditions and populist and protectionist vote share, the role of specific demographic and skill groups
• Can financial distress explain votes for populist parties?

Supported by Volkswagen Stiftung