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.
The ETUI policy brief "The platform economy and the disruption of the employment relationship" considers the impact of online platforms on labour markets and on the employment relationship in particular.
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".
The new article "Union Organizing in the Automotive Industry in Slovakia in Times of Crisis: Do They Help Workers or Protect Themselves?", by CELSI's Monika Martiskova and Monika Uhlerova (MBU) appears as CPS's Working Paper 6/2016.
The open-access article, co-authored by Anna M. Matysiak, is published in Journal of Labour Research, September 2016, Volume 37, Issue 3.
We are pleased to invite you to the Final conference of the NEWIN – Negotiating Wage (In)equality project, which investigated social partners views on and responses to the issue of growing wage inequality in five EU-countries: Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovak Republic and the United Kingdom.
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.
Martin Kahanec has been appointed Member of the Panel of Experts for the European Court of Auditors' EU Labour Mobility Audit and Member of the Working Group for Regional Development of the Plenipotentiary of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Support of Least Developed Regions.
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.
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.
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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