Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) is a non-profit research institute based in Bratislava, Slovakia. It fosters multidisciplinary research about the functioning of labour markets and institutions, work and organizations, business and society, and ethnicity and migration in the economic, social, and political life of modern societies.
CELSI's Martin Kahanec quoted in US News and World Report article regarding how the wall erected by the Hungarian government on the border with Serbia affects labor markets.
CELSI's researchers Marta Kahancova and Monika Martiskova just published their chapter on Czechia and Slovakia: "Facing Austerity through Collective Action: Economic Crisis and Public Service Employment Relations" in a new book edited by Stephen Bach and Lorenzo Bordogna, "Public Service Management and Employment Relations in Europe".
Kahanec delivered a speech on "Free movement of workers within the EU" at the conference in Paris, September 1-2, 2016.
The open-access article, co-authored by Anna M. Matysiak, is published in Journal of Labour Research, September 2016, Volume 37, Issue 3.
Slovak magazine TREND covered six top economists born in Slovakia, according to the ranking of the international research database RePEc.
CELSI's Martin Kahanec and co-editor Klaus F. Zimmermann address some of the most controversial topics related to EU migration today in their latest volume Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession.
The European Parliament's Policy Department for Economic and Scientific Policy just published a study "The Social and Employment Situation in Slovakia and Outlook on the Slovak EU Presidency 2016" by CELSI's Martin Kahanec and Mária Sedláková.
In a special CEPS report CELSI's affiliated researcher Brian Fabo, together with co-authors Miroslav Beblavy and Karolien Lenaerts explore the demand for foreign languages on labor markets of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through an analysis of unique dataset of job ads gathered from the leading job portals in each of the countries.
Kahanec spoke about the myths and realities of the European migration challenge at the Plenary Session of the Regional Studies Association in Graz, April 5, 2016.
In January 2016 IZA Journal of Labour Economics (IZA JOLE) published an article co-authored by Karolien Lenaerts, Miroslav Beblavý and Brian Fabo. The research piece discusses the potential of various new (web-based) data sources for economists and is accessible through open access.
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