The aim of the project was to share experience in using administrative data in CEE countries and to promote the wider use of such data.
Organisation of public policy seminars on the labour market, social policy and the impact of the energy market changes on society, and the international conference "IBS Jobs Conference 2017".
The project aimed at assessing the importance of cultural and creative sectors in Polish economy by calculating the value added and employment in both sectors.
The analysis focused on different types of non-wage social benefits given to employees and financed from companies’ Employee Social Benefit Funds. It provided an evaluation of their advantages compared to cash benefits. The study aimed at analysing the scope and the impact of non-wage social benefits on the social and economic aspects. The project was realised for the Employers of Poland confederation.
The result of the project was a theoretical mechanism explaining poverty traps and multiple equilibria in the economy. In the core of this mechanism, which links social capital and social trust, there is interdependency between income and subjective sense of well-being. Low trust and lack of social capital form a vicious circle, which leads to “trap of low trust”. The project was realised for CERGE-EI Foundation.
The project aimed at proposing an integrated model of flexicurity for Poland, that would take into account the existing legislation and practices of employers. The project was realised for the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development. It was implemented under the Operational Programme Human Capital, using EU funding under the European Social Fund.
The study evaluated human capital in Warsaw compared to other cities in Poland and selected global metropolises. In addition, the study evaluated the impact of institutions on the quality of education in Warsaw. The project was commissioned by the Warsaw Municipal Office.
The project evaluated the effects of the cohesion policy in Poland. The analysis focused on identifying and assessing the impact of the implementation of cohesion policy on the development of key macroeconomic indicators at the national and regional levels. The evaluation was carried out using a macroeconomic model. The project was realised for the Polish Ministry of Regional Development.
The project aimed at improving the quality of National Regional Development Strategy, by assessing: the accuracy of the socio-economic diagnosis, quality of the proposed principles of strategy implementation, and the expected impact of the strategy on socio-economic development of Poland. The evaluation covered two versions of the National Regional Development Strategy for 2010-2020: the preliminary version from Sept. 2009, and version from Jan. 2010. The project was realised for the Polish Ministry of Regional Development. Project co-funded by the EU from European Regional Development Fund.
The aim of the project was to assess the scale and causes of the financial gap in access of enterprises to external financing. On this basis, the recommendations for cohesion policy for the period 2014-2020 in reference to supporting private enterprises were formulated. The project developed a methodology to study the financing gap that could be invoked by institutions managing the operational programs. The project was realised for the Polish Ministry of Regional Development.
The aim of the project was to assess the impact of new legislation of 2013, substantially changing rules of Polish pension system, especially referring to open pension funds, on situation of public finances. In particular, the project aimed at finding answers for two key questions: whether fast track of the pension reform was necessary because of the risk of insolvency of public finances in the short term, and whether those changes in pension system actually improved the situation of public finances in the long run. The expertise was commissioned by the Polish Chamber of Pension Funds.