Dr. Dóra Piroska is Assistant Professor at the International Relations Department of Central European University, Vienna, Austria. She holds a PhD. from the CEU in Political Science/IR track. Her research focuses on the international political economy (IPE) of banking and finance, banking regulation, and development finance. She has a particular interest in the Eastern Central European region. She has published extensively on European financial regulation including the European Banking Union, macroprudential regulation, and the Regulatory Sandbox. Recently, she published on development banking in Hungary and Poland, on the European Investment Bank (EIB), and on the European Bank for Restructuring and Development (EBRD). In various publications she also investigated theories of financial nationalism, financial power, and their relations to democracy. She co-edited a book on János Kornai’s scholarship with Miklós Rosta. She published in Review of International Political Economy, JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, New Political Economy, Competition and Change, Journal of European Integration, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Policy and Society, Third World Thematics: A TWQ Journal, Europe-Asia Studies, Journal of Institutional Economics, in thematic volumes with Routledge, Oxford University Press, CEU Press, Edward Elgar Publishing, and in several Hungarian outlets.