Jelena Žarković Rakić, director of FREN, on "How to reduce child poverty in Serbia" at regional television station "N1".
On October 27-28, 2016, the second Workshop of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network was held at the Univeristy American College, Skoplje, Macedonia.
At the Workshop, project researchers from the Western Balkans region have presented comparative stock-taking papers covering the following topics: Migration and remittances, Informal employment, Public-private sector wage differentials and Private sector labour demand.
These papers were commented by the members of the Academic Advisory Board (affiliated to, among other institutions, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies – wiiw, London School of Economics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences) who have also participated in the Workshop.The workshop was well attended by local researchers and covered by media.
The workshop was organized as part of the project "Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network – Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans", implemented by FREN under the Regional Research Promotion Programme, and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.