labour market

1st IZA/World Bank/NJD Conference on Jobs and Development – call for papers
On May 11-12, 2018, IBS will co-organise the Jobs and Development conference in Bogotá, Colombia. We kindly invite you to submit your papers with the deadline of January 15.
2017 IBS Jobs Conference – registration for participants
9 sessions about different aspects of labour economics, over 20 presentations, researchers from all over the world. We publish the detailed conference agenda.
“Family 500+” benefit and women on the labour market – materials
The materials from the international IBS seminar on the female labour force participation in Poland and the impact of the “Family 500+” programme on the labour supply of women (Oct 24, Warsaw).
18th IEA World Congress in Mexico City
Piotr Lewandowski presented two IBS papers: about minimum wage in Central and Eastern Europe and about the intergenerational divide in the deroutinisation of jobs.
The role of trade unions in Central and Eastern Europe
Although trade unions weakened substantially in CEE countries during the 1990s, there have been some signs of their revival since the 2000s - Iga Magda for IZA World of Labor.
Temporary employment, unemployment and employment protection legislation in Poland
A new book on employment protection regulation and labour market segmentation published by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) features a chapter on Poland written by Piotr Lewandowski and Iga Magda.
Job polarization can create serious problems for emerging economies
On the changing nature of jobs in Central and Eastern European countries; Piotr Lewandowski for IZA World of Labor.
IBS research to be presented at a seminar in Hong Kong
Piotr Lewandowski will present the results of research on routinisation of labour markets in Central and Eastern European countries at a seminar organised by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Institute for Emerging Market Studies.
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:
“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
Middle class jobs are thriving in Central and Eastern Europe
In Central and Eastern European countries, the amount of routine-intensive work has been on the rise. Roma Keister on World Bank blog about causes and consequences of the changing content of jobs in Central and Eastern Europe
DPRU Google Hangout on Labour Regulations and Enforcement; August 22, 14 CET / SAST
Increasingly, developing countries around the world have been expanding labour regulations that aim to protect workers from exploitation. However, a substantial gap remains between regulatory intent and regulatory outcomes.
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