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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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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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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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 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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CELSI participated in kick-off meetings of new projects: PRECARIR, NEWIN, WIBAR-3 and WITA GPG

CELSI participated in kick-off meetings of new projects: PRECARIR, NEWIN, WIBAR-3 and WITA GPG

The CELSI team is happy to announce that we have been awarded several new EU-funded international research projects: “The rise of the dual labour market: fighting precarious employment in the new member states through industrial relations” (PRECARIR), "NEWIN - Negotiating Wage (In)Equality”, "WageIndicator Support for Bargaining - 3” (WIBAR-3) and “With innovative tools against gender pay gap” (WITA GPG).

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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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CELSI’s project “New challenges for public services social dialogue“ completed at the final conference in Brussels

CELSI’s project  “New challenges for public services social dialogue“ completed at the final conference in Brussels

The final conference of the international research project “New challenges for public services: Integrating service user and workforce involvement to support responsive public services in tough times“ took place in Brussels on January 30, 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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CELSI's research reports covered by Forbes and other US media

CELSI's research reports covered by Forbes and other US media

CELSI's research reports on wages and working conditions across sectors in the US economy was covered in Forbes and other media, such as yahoo.com and marketwatch.com.

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Forthcoming publication by CELSI research fellow Sebastian Buhai

Forthcoming publication by CELSI research fellow Sebastian Buhai

Tenure Profiles and Efficient Separation in a Stochastic Productivity Model, forthcoming in Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, also as CELSI DP No. 7

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