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.
Kahanec joined the panel on skills development and the role of mobility and migration and Aurora Trif commented on the role of social dialogue.
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.
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.
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.
CELSI coorganized with the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn (IZA), Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic (IFP) and Council for Budget Responsibility (CBR) a conference on "Fiscal Policy Tools and Labor Markets during the Great Recession". The conference took place on 26th-27th October 2015 in Bratislava.
Hospital bargaining in the wake of management reforms: Hungary and Slovakia compared, published in December 2015 issue of European Journal of Industrial Relations.
CELSI's Scientific Director and Research Fellow, Martin Kahanec, comments on the Myths and Truths of the European Migration Crisis.
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.
Jan Czarzasty’s book "Rokowania zbiorowe w cieniu globalizacji. Rola i miejsce związków zawodowych w korporacjach ponadnarodowych" (2014) explores the increasingly important context for trade unions activity in the globalizing world: multinational companies.
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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