Long-term unemployment after the Great Recession: Causes and remedies
The most recent VoxEU eBook on long-term unemployment in Europe by Samuel Bentolila and Marcel Jansen has been just released. Polish economists from IBS Iga Magda and Piotr Lewandowski have contributed to this eBook with the chapter describing long-term unemployment in Poland. The eBook can be found at:
Fuel poverty in Poland – from theory to practice
Like in the previous year, Institute for Structural Research organizes the seminar on fuel poverty*. We will present our recent findings on the topic. This year, our research focused on defining types of households at risk of fuel poverty, analysing its regional variation and proposing policies to eradicate the problem.
Jobs and Development Conference
On November 2-3, 2016 in Washington, D.C., the Network on Jobs and Development and the World Bank Jobs Group held a two-day conference to discuss the latest policy-relevant research to foster the creation of multi-sector, multi-disciplinary solutions to jobs challenges around the world.
COMPIE 2016 – Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation
In Milan, October 20-21, 2016, there was held COMPIE 2016 conference dedicated to the use of counterfactual methods to evaluate public policies.
“Catching up in Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland” – a new paper by Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks
The paper summarizes the convergence of the Polish, Hungarian and Czech economies with the German economy and to their steady states in the period between 1995 and 2013
European Forum for New Ideas
Keynote speakers included Guy Standing from University of London and Martin Ford, the futurist, author of the bestselling book Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future.
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