POVERTY, EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS
This research program covers labor market policies and social policies. It includes but is not limited to issues such as poverty, minimum wage, participation in the labor market, unemployment, quality of education, informal economy, economic migration, social protection, social dialogue and industrial relations and the like.
Within this program the following projects have been implemented:
Action on the move: Monitoring, assessment and proposals for anti-crisis measures in conditions of a tight budget
The general goal of the action is to analyze and monitor budget spending for anti-crisis measures, at the national and local level, and to propose modification and/or new measures in
Knowledge, measures and policy dialogue for child protection from the food and energy crisis and a sustainable design of policies related to multi-dimensional child poverty
The primary objective of the project is to generate evidence about the impact of the food and energy crisis on overall and child poverty, as well as food and energy
Open Balkan: Free regional movement of labor in conditions of shortage of qualified workers?
The goal of the project is to assess how the free movement of (skilled) labor in the Open Balkan Initiative will affect the labor market in North Macedonia, and thus
An initiative for a more inclusive democracy for marginalized groups
The initiative aims to make participatory democracy more inclusive for young people, women and displaced persons (including refugees, immigrants and internally displaced persons).
In-depth analysis of the multidimensional child poverty in North Macedonia
The overarching goal of the analysis is to generate an in-depth map about the various facets of child poverty and establish sound and thorough empirical evidence.
Follow-up to the assessment of the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on children
The goal of the follow-up to the assessment of the social and economic impact of COVID-19 on children, is to generate scenarios and expanded policy proposals in a situation where
Employment diagnostics in the municipalities in North Macedonia
The aim of the project is to diagnose the labor market in nine municipalities in North Macedonia. Duration: November 2020 – January 2021 Client: International Labor Organization
Bridging measures to alleviate Covid-19 consequences
The aim of the project is to develop proposed measures to mitigate the consequences of Covid-19, as a form of operationalization of the United Nations document “North Macedonia: UN Covid-19
Responding to the socio-economic effects of COVID-19 by supporting vulnerable groups of low-paid workers, workers who are part of the informal economy and temporary workers
The main goal of the project is to reduce the socio-economic consequences of the crisis caused by Covid-19 on vulnerable categories of workers. Short-term goals of the project include:
Socio-economic assessment of the medium- to long-term effects of Covid-19 on child-related sectors
The aim of the project is to conduct a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the mid- to long-term effects of Covid-19 on the sectors related to children, namely: social protection,