Research Fellows

Daniela Andrén

Research Fellow:
  • Örebro University, Örebro
Research areas:
  • Labor markets and institutions Social insurance Policy evaluation Health Economics
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Sabina Avdagic

Research Fellow:
  • University of Sussex, Brighton
Research areas:
  • Comparative political economy Comparative labour relations and welfare states Institutional analysis Research design and methodology
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Anna Baranowska-Rataj

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • youth labor market integration, female labour supply, fertility consequences
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Ansgar Belke

Research Fellow:
  • the University of Duisburg-Essen
Research areas:
  • international macroeconomics, monetary economics, European integration and applied econometrics
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Rolf Bergs

Research Fellow:
  • Policy Research & Consultancy(PRAC) Partnership Co.
Research areas:
  • European regional policy, real convergence and integration of markets, cross-border spatial development
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Magdalena Bernaciak

Research Fellow:
  • European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels
Research areas:
  • Political economy of EU eastern enlargement Industrial relations in Central-Eastern Europe Transnational relations among trade unions
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Katharina Bluhm

Research Fellow:
  • Freien Universität Berlin, Berlin
Research areas:
  • Varieties of Capitalism and Labour Relations in Central and Eastern Europe Economic Elites in International Comparison Corporate Social Responsibility and Cohesion SME in East-West Comparison
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Dorothee Bohle

Research Fellow:
  • Central European University, Budapest
Research areas:
  • Labour markets and institutions
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J. David Brown

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • Firm- and worker-level effects of public policies, privatization, productivity, immigration
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Sebastian Buhai

Research Fellow:
  • Aarhus University, Aarhus
Research areas:
  • Labor Economics Microeconometrics Real Options Personnel Economics Economics of Education Social Networks Empirical Industrial Organization
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Ayse Caglar

Research Fellow:
  • University Wien, Wien
Research areas:
  • Globalization and transnationalization processes Migration, urban restructuring and migrants Cultural industries Transnational legal spaces, citizenship Roma in Europe European cultural policies, immigrant cultural production and cultural industries
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Juan Carlos Cuestas

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • European integration, unemployment dynamics and structural change, debt
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Jan Czarzasty

Research Fellow:
  • Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Warsaw
Research areas:
  • Industrial relations Social dialogue Organisational culture
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Jan Drahokoupil

Research Fellow:
  • European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels
Research areas:
  • Comparative Political Economy Labour markets and institutions Welfare State Public policy Comparative Politics
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Raul Eamets

Research Fellow:
  • University of Tartu, Tartu
Research areas:
  • Labour market flows , flexibility, policies Education and labour markets Employment and unemployment in Estonia During transition Hidden labour market (incl. hidden unemployment)
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John Earle

Research Fellow:
  • Central European University, Budapest
Research areas:
  • Firm-level and worker-level effects of public policies Political economy Firm performance Privatization and corporate governance
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Jan Fidrmuc

Research Fellow:
  • Brunel University, London
Research areas:
  • Political economy Migration Labor-market institutions (especially minimum wage rules) Marriage market
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Carola Frege

Research Fellow:
  • London School of Economics, London
Research areas:
  • Comparative employment relations Trade unions Industrial democracy Migration and racism
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Teresa García-Muñoz

Research Fellow:
  • University of Granada
Research areas:
  • happiness, subjective wellbeing, subjective health, migration, and economics of religion
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Marek Góra

Research Fellow:
  • Warsaw School of Economics, Warszawa
Research areas:
  • Pension economics, pension reforms Labour economics Macroeconomics Economic and social policy
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Béla Greskovits

Research Fellow:
  • Central European University, Budapest
Research areas:
  • Political and social impact of leading transnational industries in Eastern Europe Politics of enlargement of the Eurozone Democratization South American and Eastern European political and economic development, economic ideologies, politics of policy making
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Igor Guardiancich

Research Fellow:
  • University of Southern Denmark
Research areas:
  • European social policy, pensions, Central and Eastern European welfare states, varieties of capitalism, political economy of transition
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Martin Guzi

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • Migration Economics of Happiness Social Security and Unemployment
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Ágnes Hárs

Research Fellow:
  • KOPINT-TARKI Economic Research Institute Ltd, Budapest
Research areas:
  • Labour Economics Economics of Migration Regional Economics Economics of Shortage
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Mihails Hazans

Research Fellow:
  • University of Latvia, Riga
Research areas:
  • Migration, commuting Economics of education Ethnic minorities Labour supply Determinants of earnings Active labour market policies Informal employment
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Marek Hlaváč

Research Fellow:
  • Harvard University, Cambridge
Research areas:
  • labor markets and institutions, political economy of redistribution, comparative political economy
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Jana Javornik

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • welfare state, comparative social and public policy (focus on work-family policy), female labour supply and parental employment, work-family reconciliation, employers’ initiatives, gender inequalities, people's lived experiences; sustainability, equalities and social justice as cross-cutting themes
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Štěpán Jurajda

Research Fellow:
  • CERGE-EI, Prague
Research areas:
  • International wage comparisons Gender differences on the labour market and in education Order effects
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Arunas Juska

Research Fellow:
  • East Carolina University in Greenville, USA
Research areas:
  • Baltic states Post-socialist politics and labor policies Crime and policing Rural development Community organizing
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Peter Katuščák

Research Fellow:
  • CERGE-EI, Prague
Research areas:
  • Experimental economics Effect of taxes on labor supply and labor contracts
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Martin Krzywdzinski

Research Fellow:
  • Berlin Social Research Center (WZB), Berlin
Research areas:
  • Labor relations International division of labor Multinational companies Emerging economies
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Jaan Masso

Research Fellow:
  • University of Tartu, Tartu
Research areas:
  • Earnings inequality Labour demand Labour market institutions
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Guglielmo Meardi

Research Fellow:
  • University of Warwick, Coventry
Research areas:
  • Migration Multinational companies Comparative industrial relations
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Tibor T Meszmann

Research Fellow Research areas:
  • Collective bargaining in the Hungarian metal sectors, employment forms and policies, trade unionism and labour movements, the role of temporary agencies in the labour market, labour migration from cross-border regions
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Michael Moritz

Research Fellow:
  • IAB – Institute for Employment Research
Research areas:
  • Economic integration, Regional labour markets, Border region studies
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Adam Mrozowicki

Research Fellow:
  • University of Wrocław, Wrocław
Research areas:
  • Comparative industrial relations in the Central and Eastern Europe Trade union revitalisation and Trade union organising
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Martin Myant

Research Fellow:
  • University of the West of Scotland
Research areas:
  • Economic transformation in East-Central Europe Employment relations Trade unions
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Lucia Mýtna Kureková

Research Fellow:
  • Slovak Governance Institute, Bratislava
Research areas:
  • Labor Migration and Labor Markets Employment and ethnicity
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Shoshana Neuman

Research Fellow:
  • Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University (Israel)
Research areas:
  • Migration; Labor Markets: segregation, discrimination, job quality, gender/ethnic/migrant-native differences; Health Economics; Older Populations in Europe; Low-Employability Populations - Policies for integration into the labor market
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Elena Nikolova

Research Fellow:
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Research areas:
  • Political economy, migration, entrepreneurship, politics and economics of transition
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David Ost

Research Fellow:
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York
Research areas:
  • Labor Studies Class analysis Political economy Democratization
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Mariola Pytlikova

Research Fellow:
  • Aarhus University, Aarhus
Research areas:
  • Labour Economics International Migration Workforce Diversity Wage Structures and Labour Market Dynamics Gender Wage Gap Earnings Inequality Industrial Organizations
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Monica Roman

Research Fellow:
  • Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Research areas:
  • Economics of international migration Labor and demographic economics Regional studies and transition economies Public policy evaluation
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Dumitru Sandu

Research Fellow:
  • University of Bucharest, Bucharest
Research areas:
  • Migration Community and Regional Development State of mind sociology (life satisfaction, optimism, trust) European integration and identification
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Zuzana Siebertová

Research Fellow:
  • Council for Budget Responsibility
Research areas:
  • Labour markets, Tax and transfer system reforms, Microeconometrics, Microsimulations
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Miroslav Stanojević

Research Fellow:
  • University of Ljubljana
Research areas:
  • Industrial relations (broad definition)
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Max Friedrich Steinhardt

Research Fellow:
  • Hamburg Institute of International Economics, Hamburg
Research areas:
  • Economics of migration Labour economics Applied microeconometrics Regional economics Political economy
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Aleksandra Sznajder Lee

Research Fellow:
  • University of Richmond, Richmond
Research areas:
  • Comparative politics Work and organizations Business and society
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Jan Švejnar

Research Fellow:
  • Columbia University, New York
Research areas:
  • Economic development and transition Labor economics Behavior of the firm
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Vera Trapmann

Research Fellow:
  • Osnabrück University, Osnabrück
Research areas:
  • Labour Markets and Institutions Work and Organizations Business and Society
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Aurora Trif

Research Fellow:
  • Dublin City University Business School, Dublin
Research areas:
  • Political economy of public sector employment Comparative industrial relations Comparative welfare state research
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Ganna (Hanna) Vakhitova

Research Fellow:
  • Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine
Research areas:
  • Labour migration and it's skills dimension Remittances and spending by left behind Migration, remittances and development Education and skills Private employment agencies and their role in migration Migration and occupation mobility Social policy and poverty reduction Impact evaluation
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Pieter Vanhuysse

Research Fellow:
  • European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna
Research areas:
  • Theory and politics of welfare states Political sociology and political economy of public policies Central and Eastern European policy pathways Comparative human capital politics and social investment policies Comparative welfare regime models and varieties of democratic capitalism in Western and Eastern Europe The political and policy aspects of generational conflict and population aging
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Mihai Varga

Research Fellow:
  • European University Institute, Florence
Research areas:
  • Patterns of working-class mobilization and organization in post-communist countries
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Alessandra Venturini

Research Fellow:
  • University of Turin, Turin
Research areas:
  • Effects of migration Foreigners’ assimilation in the destination country Remittances and high skilled migration in sending countries Circular and irregular migration
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Jelle Visser

Research Fellow:
  • AIAS, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Research areas:
  • Social pacts in Europe Trade unions European integration and its interaction with national employment policies and labour relations Migration of labour and services Regulation of non-standard employment The EU posted workers regime
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Milan Vodopivec

Research Fellow:
  • University of Primorska, Koper International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje
Research areas:
  • Labor markets and institutions Labor market dynamics Unemployment insurance
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Charles Woolfson

Research Fellow:
  • Linköping University, Linköping
Research areas:
  • Labour migration Industrial relations Working environment New EU member states
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Anželika Zaiceva

Research Fellow:
  • University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena
Research areas:
  • Labour economics Migration Economics of transition
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