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 coorganized with the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn (IZA), Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic (IFP) and Council for Budget Responsibility (CBR) a conference on "Fiscal Policy Tools and Labor Markets during the Great Recession". The conference took place on 26th-27th October 2015 in Bratislava.
CELSI's research affiliate Brian Fabo discusses changing tune of the debate over issues of poverty and inequality in Slovakia in an essay published in the internationally renowned journal Eastern European Politics and Societies.
CELSI's Scientific Director and Research Fellow, Martin Kahanec, comments on the Myths and Truths of the European Migration Crisis.
Martin Kahanec's article "Labour market impacts of post-enlargement migration on hosts and stayers in EU labour markets" is published in Transfer Special Issue 3/2015, edited by Bela Greskovits and Marta Kahancova.
Jan Czarzasty’s book "Rokowania zbiorowe w cieniu globalizacji. Rola i miejsce związków zawodowych w korporacjach ponadnarodowych" (2014) explores the increasingly important context for trade unions activity in the globalizing world: multinational companies.
Kahancova's article Central and Eastern European trade unions after the EU enlargement appears in Transfer Special Issue 3/2015, published in August 2015.
Celsi joined the international guests of the 6th Wageindicator Conference, 27.-28.08.2015 in Amsterdam.
Hospital bargaining in the wake of management reforms: Hungary and Slovakia compared, forthcoming in European Journal of Industrial Relations.
Transfer special issue 10 years of the EU enlargement and forces of labour, edited by Bela Greskovits (CEU Budapest) and Marta Kahancova (CELSI) appeared in August 2015.
In a recent article in IZa Journal of Migration Fertig and Kahanec evaluate potential migration flows to the European Union from its eastern neighbors and Croatia. IZA Journal of Migration, 2015, 4:6
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