Europeans are rallying around the flag, but winter might be coming
Although not all governments were well-prepared and equipped to deal with the consequences of the pandemic, we can see a general “rally around the flag” effect: the popularity of ruling parties has been increasing in most European countries since the coronavirus outbreak reached the continent.
Seven out of ten Hungarians would support CSOs
finds our new study on Hungarian civil society
Russian sharp power in CEE
Political Capital partnered up with Czech and Slovak experts to gain a better understanding of Russian soft and sharp power in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.
Is the Hungarian society anti-democratic?
The Hungarian results of an international research project on public attitudes to an open society
Mystification and Demystification of Putin’s Russia - Research Summary
Summary of Political Capital's research on how the Hungarian society perceives the Russian Federation’s power potential
Mystification and Demystification of Vladimir Putin’s Russia
Political Capital's conference
Russia in Hungarian public opinion
A chapter of Tárki's Social Report 2019 written by Péter Krekó
What do young Central Europeans think about democracy in the media and political space of the 21st century?
National Democratic Institute and Political Capital’s joint study on young people’s commitment to democracy
The role of the government’s social policies in the stability of the Orbán regime
Summary of Political Capital's study
Beyond populism – tribalism in Poland and Hungary
Political Capital's new report on populism in Poland and Hungary.
The effect of the 2015 refugee crisis on the share of attitude radicals
A comparative analysis based on the 2016/2017 DEREX index
Antigypsyism and Antisemitism in Hungary
Key findings of the research project on Antisemitism and Antigypsyism
The Year of Rearrangement - The Populist Right and the Far-Right in Contemporary Hungary
A study on the activities of the populist right and the far-right in Hungary in 2017
Exit, Voice or Loyalty?
Young people on Europe and democracy. Case studies from AT, CZ, DE, HU, PL and SK
The Future of Europe - Comparing public and elite attitudes
Chatham House’s research paper The Future of Europe: Comparing Public and Elite Attitudes examines the crucial divergence in attitudes towards European integration between the general public and an 'elite' group of leaders from business, civil society, journalists and elected officials.
Demand for Right-Wing Extremism Index (DEREX)
Political Capital has regularly published its Demand for Right-Wing Extremist (DEREX) index, which is based on the European Social Survey's bi-yearly updated database.
Public and governmental approaches towards TTIP in the V4 countries
The purpose of this study is to analyse the stance of civic and political actors in the Visegrád countries on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Trust within Europe
This study summarizes the findings of Political Capital’s research on the nature and tendencies of political trust.
Measuring Political Violence
This page presents the results of a two-years-long research project, which focused on the attitudes towards political violence in online and offline context.
Seven statements about the nature of anti-Semitism in Hungary
In recent years there has been a rise in domestic and international public discourse regarding anti-Semitism in Central and Eastern Europe, particularly Hungary.
The Conspiratorial Mindset in an Age of Transition
Conspiracy Theories in France, Hungary and Slovakia – Survey Results
New opposition movements in Hungary
There has been a proliferation of ‘new’ opposition movements before and after the 2010 elections. They vary in size, ideology, form, structure and their relationship with party politics.
Apolitikus politika? – Új ellenzéki mozgalmak és pártok a Facebookon és azon túl
A rendezvény az új ellenzéki mozgalmak online szimpatizánsainak (Facebook-követőinek) motivációit és attitűdjeit vizsgáló kutatás eredményeit mutatja be egy saját kutatás alapján.
The conspiracy worldview
Counterpoint, a London based research and advisory group's interview with Peter Kreko, director of Political Capital about contemporary conspiracy theories in Hungary.
Attitude radicals in Hungary – in international context
The threat of high level of attitude radicals is that a prejudicial, nationalist and anti-establishment public can push mainstream parties and political leaders toward a more radical position.
Not your typical angry young men
Jobbik Facebook fans young, educated, eurosceptic, pessimistic & prejudiced.
Populism in Europe: Hungary
Demos and the Political Capital Institute released the first ever study of the Jobbik party’s Facebook fans, based on over 2,000 survey responses.
Radical right in SEE seeks political gains by attacking gay pride parades
In this study we analyze the position of the far right in respect to the gay rights movement with a special focus on Balkan countries aspiring to enter the European Union.
Multiculturalism in the Cross-Hairs
The debate on the social integration of the Muslim minority totalling 5 to 8 per cent of the population has risen to the highest political level in the large receiving countries in Europe.
Anti-Semitism and Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories
A Joint Conference by Political Capital Institute and Central European University.