The Social Dimension in Selected Candidate Countries in the Balkans: Country Report on Romania

by Constantin Zaman, Manuela Sofia Stănculescu
December, 2007

The European Commission awarded a contract in November 2005 to a consortium composed of the TARKI Social Research Institute (Hungary), CASE, Center for Social and Economic Research (Poland) and CEPS to analyse the socio-economic developments and the process of structural reforms in what were then four candidate countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey. The objective … Continued

The Social Dimension in Selected Candidate Countries in the Balkans: Country Report on Croatia

by Predrag Bejaković, Zoran Šućur, Siniša Zrinščak
December, 2007

The European Commission awarded a contract in November 2005 to a consortium composed of t TARKI (Social Research Institute in Hungary), CASE (Center for Social and Economic Research in Poland) and CEPS to analyse the socio-economic developments and the process of structural reforms in what were then four candidate countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey. … Continued

The Social Dimension in Selected Candidate Countries in the Balkans: Country Report on Bulgaria

by Svetla Tsolova; Teodora Noncheva; Lyuben Tomev; Dimitar Chobanov; Krassen Stanchev
December, 2007

The European Commission awarded a contract in November 2005 to a consortium composed of the TARKI Social Research Institute (Hungary), CASE, Center for Social and Economic Research (Poland) and CEPS to analyse the socio-economic developments and the process of structural reforms in what were then four candidate countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey. The objective … Continued

The Social Dimension in Selected Candidate Countries in the Balkans – Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia and Turkey: Synthesis Report

by Robert I. Gal, Aniko Bernat, Funda Celikel, Marton Medgyesi, Wojciech Paczynski, Artur Radziwill, Istvan Gy. Toth, Mateusz Walewski, Przemyslav Wozniak, Daniel Gros
December, 2007

The European Commission awarded a contract in November 2005 to a consortium composed of the TARKI Social Research Institute (Hungary), CASE, Center for Social and Economic Research (Poland) and CEPS to analyse the socio-economic developments and the process of structural reforms in what were then four candidate countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey. The objective … Continued

Healthy Life Expectancy in the EU Member States

by Ehsan Khoman, Martin Weale
July, 2007

A shift in emphasis from increasing survival to improving both the length and quality of peoples’ lives has led to a greater policy interest in the United Kingdom and in Europe as a whole in summary measures of population health. Since health expectancy is a complex, multi-faceted concept, there are consequently as many types of … Continued

Public Opinion on Pension Systems in Europe

by Béla Janky, Robert I. Gal
July, 2007

Various polls reveal that Europeans, even if aware of the looming pension crisis, generally resist pension reforms. In this research report, we show that resistance may be general but it is not uniform. People may oppose reforms but they reject different components of the reform proposals depending on their labour market position, income and age. … Continued