About CELSI

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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Matin Kahanec one of the six top economists born in Slovakia

Matin Kahanec one of the six top economists born in Slovakia

Slovak magazine TREND covered six top economists born in Slovakia, according to the ranking of the international research database RePEc.

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Kahanec and Zimmerman publish new book "Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession"

Kahanec and Zimmerman publish new book "Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession"

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.

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CELSI's study for the European Parliament's Policy Department for Economic and Scientific Policy has been published

CELSI's study for the European Parliament's Policy Department for Economic and Scientific Policy has been published

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.

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New paper by CELSI research affiliate discusses foreign language demand in Eastern Europe

New paper by CELSI research affiliate discusses foreign language demand in Eastern Europe

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.

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Martin Kahanec speaks at the Plenary Session of the Regional Studies Association in Graz

Martin Kahanec speaks at the Plenary Session of the Regional Studies Association in Graz

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.

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CELSI's research affiliate Brian Fabo published in IZA Journal of Labour Economics

CELSI's research affiliate Brian Fabo published in IZA Journal of Labour Economics

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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CELSI's researchers participated at the mid-term ETUI/CELSI workshop on Innovative trade union practices in CEE

CELSI's researchers participated at the mid-term ETUI/CELSI workshop on Innovative trade union practices in CEE

The workshop of the ETUI project, coordinated by Magdalena Bernaciak (ETUI) and Marta Kahancova (CELSI, was held in Bratislava, 30-31 March, 2016.

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Marta Kahancova and Imre Szabo published in European Journal of Industrial Relations

Marta Kahancova and Imre Szabo published in European Journal of Industrial Relations

Hospital bargaining in the wake of management reforms: Hungary and Slovakia compared, published in December 2015 issue of European Journal of Industrial Relations.

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Martin Kahanec has been appointed as the Chair of the Czech Government's Council for Research, Development and Innovations's Expert Panel for Social Sciences.

Martin Kahanec has been appointed as the Chair of the Czech Government's Council for Research, Development and Innovations's Expert Panel for Social Sciences.

The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.

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An article written by CELSI's research affiliate Brian Fabo published in Eastern European Politics and Societies

An article written by CELSI's research affiliate Brian Fabo published in Eastern European Politics and Societies
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.

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