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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.

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EU refugee quotas: CELSI research rebukes 3 myths about migration

EU refugee quotas: CELSI research rebukes 3 myths about migration

CELSI’s Martin Kahanec contributes to the current debate on EU refugee quotas and rebukes three myths about the impacts and causes of international migration.

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Forthcoming publication by Marta Kahancova and Imre Szabo in European Journal of Industrial Relations

Forthcoming publication by Marta Kahancova and Imre Szabo in European Journal of Industrial Relations

Hospital bargaining in the wake of management reforms: Hungary and Slovakia compared, forthcoming in European Journal of Industrial Relations.

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Marta Kahancova and Bela Greskovits editors of forthcoming Transfer special issue 3/2015

 Marta Kahancova and Bela Greskovits editors of forthcoming Transfer special issue 3/2015

Transfer special issue 10 years of the EU enlargement and forces of labour, edited by Bela Greskovits (CEU Budapest) and Marta Kahancova (CELSI) will appear in September 2015.

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Kahanec and Fertig project potential flows to the EU from Ukraine, Croatia and other eastern neighbors

Kahanec and Fertig project potential flows to the EU from Ukraine, Croatia and other eastern neighbors

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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Marta Kahancova participated in the COST CANWON workgroup meeting in Newcastle

Marta Kahancova participated in the COST CANWON workgroup meeting in Newcastle

Marta Kahancova participated in the COST Cancer and Work Network (CANWON) workgroup meeting in Newcastle, 16-17.4.2015.

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Kahanec's article on Labor Market Impacts of Post-Enlargement Migration on Hosts and Stayers in EU Labor Marke forthcoming in Transfer

Kahanec's article on Labor Market Impacts of Post-Enlargement Migration on Hosts and Stayers in EU Labor Marke forthcoming in Transfer

This article reviews how the newly emerged east-west mobility patterns impacted the labor market options of the labor force in host member states and stayers in the source members. concludes that free mobility in an enlarged EU increased the efficiency of its labor markets.

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In an interview for RTVS Kahanec rebukes Cameron's proposals to discriminate or expel migrants

In an interview for RTVS Kahanec rebukes Cameron's proposals to discriminate or expel migrants

Kahanec argues mobility is good for the European economy and immigrants are an asset in the labor market

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IZA World of Labor article by Martin Kahanec: Roma integration in European labor markets

IZA World of Labor article by Martin Kahanec: Roma integration in European labor markets

The Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Europe—as well as one of the most disadvantaged. A triple vicious circle is at play: Substandard socio-economic outcomes reinforce each other; they fuel negative attitudes and perceptions, leading to ill-chosen policies; and segmentation is perpetuated through (statistical) discrimination.

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Martin Kahanec speaks at EU's Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum

Martin Kahanec speaks at EU's Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum

Martin Kahanec delivered a speech on "Migration data management – how data can be used for evidence-based policy making?" at EU's Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum held in Budapest on March 5-6, 2015.

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Kahanec's new journal article on how migration may reduce inequality

Kahanec's new journal article on how migration may reduce inequality

How skilled immigration may improve economic equality, in IZA Journal of Migration 2014, 3:2 The paper suggests that skilled immigration promotes economic equality in advanced economies under standard conditions. This is discussed and theoretically derived in a core model, and empirically supported using unique data from the WIID database and OECD.

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