The Institute for Structural Research is a member of the Network for Jobs and Development (NJD) initiative of the World Bank to pursue a multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary approach to the global jobs agenda during the period 2013-16.
The main objective of this research project is to better understand the impact of climate policies, in particular environmental taxes, on unemployment and wages.
The objective of the project is to understand the risks, uncertainties and co-effects related to different climate change mitigation pathways as well as public acceptance (or lack thereof) of low-carbon technology options.
DYNAMIX aim was to identify dynamic and robust policy mixes that can lead to decoupling the environmental impact of EU resource use from economic growth.
During the project IBS together with partner organisations from Australia, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, India and South Africa will develop transition pathways and policy packages for coal sector transformation.
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 aim of the project is to assess employment prospects for workers leaving the mining sector in the Silesia region. The study will be based on the case of Silesia as it is the most coal intensive region in Poland (both in terms of production and consumption) with the highest employment in coal mining, reaching currently around 84,000 people.