Western Balkans Labour Market Trends 2018

Country flyers for the Western Balkans based on the recent Western Balkan Labor Market Trends 2018 report are now online. The flyers present a short description of recent trends and feature key labor market indicators based on the harmonized data prepared in the context of the SEE Jobs Gateway. The data can be obtained online as well. The Jobs Gateway is funded by the Austrian Ministry of Finance and is produced in collaboration with the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies and the World Bank Group. Please follow the SEE Jobs Gateway link for the publications.

IJF Public Sector Economics 2018 Call for Papers

The Institute of Public Finance (IJF) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) are organising a research and policy conference on Public Sector Economics 2018 – Fiscal Openness: Transparency, Participation and Accountability in Fiscal Policies (October 26, 2018; Zagreb, Croatia).

The abstract submission deadline is May 15, 2018 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information please follow the IJF link.

Olga Radzyner Award 2017

The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) has a long tradition of supporting science and academic research. In this spirit, the OeNB has introduced the Olga Radzyner Award, which is bestowed on excellent young economists from Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe in commemoration of Olga Radzyner, former Head of the OeNB’s Foreign Research Division. This year, the award is to be conferred for the 18th time at the OeNB’s Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI) which will take place in Vienna from November 20 to 21, 2017.

For more information please follow the OeNB link.

World Bank and wiiw Western Balkans labour market database

The World Bank and wiiw launched the first-ever database to provide easily-accessible regional labour market data for the Western Balkans, together with a report on recent trends.

For more information please follow the wiiw link.

Hanžeković Prize 2017

The Prof. Dr. Marijan Hanžeković Trust announces its competition for the award of the annual prize
for 2017. Papers must be submitted by June 1, 2017 at the latest. The
papers must be accompanied by an application form. All the entrants have to satisfy the terms of
the competition. Croatian and foreign nationals have the right to submit works in the regular prize category.

For more information please follow the IJF link.