Jeffrey Sommers, Cosmin Marian and Daniel Pop

Jeffrey Sommers, Visiting Professor at Centre for Political Economy, Political Science Department, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania; and Professor of Political Economy & Public Policy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. His book on the Baltics (with Charles Woolfson), is: The Contradictions of Austerity: The Socio-economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model.

Cosmin Marian, Professor and Department Chair Centre for Political Economy, Political Science Department, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania; and Research Affiliate at the Central European University.

Daniel Pop, Associate Professor, Centre for Political Economy, Political Science Department, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania; and former Senior Advisor to the Open Society Foundation.

The Collapse of the “Vital Center” and the Return of Politics