The free movement of workers in an enlarged European Union: Institutional underpinnings of economic adjustment

Wed, Nov 19, 2014, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: 
Robertson 023
Organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society Martin Kahanec is Associate Professor at the Central European University in Budapest and founder and Scientific Director of the Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) in Bratislava. He is is Visiting Research Fellow, Deputy Program Director "Migration" and former Deputy Director of Research (2009) at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Currently he is on sabbatical as Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University's Labor and Worklife Program. His main research interests are labor and population economics, ethnicity, migration, and reforms in Central Eastern European labor markets. Martin Kahanec has published in peer-reviewed academic journals, contributed chapters in collected volumes including the Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality (OUP) and the International Handbook on the Economics of Migration (Edward Elgar), and he has edited several scientific book volumes and journal special issues. He is the Managing Editor of the IZA Journal of European Labor Studies and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Manpower. He has held several advisory positions and leading roles in a number of scientific and policy projects with the World Bank, the European Commission, and other international and national institutions.
Martin Kahanec (Central European University)

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