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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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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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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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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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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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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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 and CELSI’s research fellow Aurora Trif speak at the European Commission's “Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe in 2015“ in Brussels on 21 January 2016.

Martin Kahanec and CELSI’s research fellow Aurora Trif speak at the European Commission's “Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe in 2015“ in Brussels on 21 January 2016.

Kahanec joined the panel on skills development and the role of mobility and migration and Aurora Trif commented on the role of social dialogue.

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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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Martin Kahanec speaks at the Czech Senate on wage-productivity gap in V4

Martin Kahanec speaks at the Czech Senate on wage-productivity gap in V4

Keynote speech at a conference "Do wages correspond to economic fundamentals in V4?" at the Senate of the Czech Republic on the invitation by the President of the Senate Milan Stěch.

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Kahancova's article "Central and Eastern European trade unions after the EU enlargement" published in Transfer Special Issue

Kahancova's article "Central and Eastern European trade unions after the EU enlargement" published in Transfer Special Issue

Kahancova's article Central and Eastern European trade unions after the EU enlargement appears in Transfer Special Issue 3/2015, published in August 2015.

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