SPP professor and former dean Martin Kahanec has been invited to join a panel of experts to advise the upcoming German EU Council presidency on the questions of EU mobility. The first expert workshop on "Labour Migration in the EU: Consequences for the European Economies and Convergence of Labour Markets and Social Cohesion" organized by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs took place on May 15, 2020.
In a recent study published by the International Journal of Manpower SPP's Head Martin Kahanec and recent SPP doctoral graduate Magdalena Ulceluse (now at the University of Groningen) show how the effect of employment protection legislation (EPL) on self-employment differs between natives and immigrants.
"Austerity has asymmetrical effects. It is racialized, gendered, and classed – always," said Akwugo Emejulu in a public lecture at CEU's School of Public Policy on November 22. Emejulu, who is senior lecturer and co-director of the Gender Justice Lab at the University of Edinburgh, shared the results of a two-year study that she and Leah Bassel, senior lecturer at the University of Leicester, conducted in 2011-14 to explore the impact that the 2008 economic crisis and resulting austerity measures have had on minority women and the third sector in Scotland, England, and France.
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