A policy brief co-authored by our staff is published

A policy brief “Making sure that the emigration of healthcare personnel from Albania and BiH works for all: What Germany can do” co-authored by Clara Schmitz-Pranghe, Nermin Oruč, Katja Mielke and Aida Ibričević was published. The brief provides recommendations to German policy decision makers, including harmonization of ministerial policies, oversee and regulation of the operational…

A new journal paper authored by our staff is published

A journal paper “The Effect of Increasing the Minimum Wage on Poverty and Inequality in Bosnia and Herzegovina” co-authored by Amela Kurta and Nermin Oruc was published in Economic Annals 2020, vol. 65, issue 226, 121-137. This paper investigates the minimum wage, as a labour market policy with distributive impact, widely debated in Bosnia and…

A book chapter published by our staff

A book chapter titled “Gender Differences in the Effect of Migration and Remittances on Labour Market Participation in Bosnia and Herzegovina” coo-authored by our researchers Nermin Oruč and Amela Kurta is published in edited volume Social Exclusion and Labour Market Challenges in the Western Balkans, by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The volume is edited by Will…

CREDI’s Open Access Policy for Research Infrastructure published!

In line with open science principles, CREDI aims to provide open access to its resources for members of social science research community. The access is described and defined within CREDI Open Access to Research Infrastructure Policy, which was prepared through the Technical Assistance provided by the Regional Cooperation Council in June-October 2020 under the Open…

CREDI won a competitive bid for independent evaluation of two projects implemented by NODAS

CREDI won a competitive bid for the independent evaluation of two projects implemented by Non-Governmental Organization for development and affirmation of the society (NODAS), which is a local non-governmental, non-profit organization with the main objective to support the sustainable development of society in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a focus on preventing and reducing unemployment. NODAS…

3rd Conference of the German Network of Forced Migration Researchers

Our director Nermin Oruc participated at the 3rd conference of the German Network of Forced Migration Researchers organized on 17-19 September 2020. The conference took place on-line and was organized by the Chair of Youth Welfare and Social Work at the University of Cologne with the executive board of the German Network of Forced Migration…

Another journal paper co-authored by our staff is published

The paper “Drivers of radicalisation of youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina” co-authored by Nermin Oruc and Nikolina Obradovic was published in Economic Research – Ekonomska istraživanja Vol 33, 2020. This article shifts the focus to a migrant’s sending country and explores different socio-economic factors that could be associated with the process of radicalisation and the…

A new journal paper co-authored by our staff is published

The paper “Income Inequality in Transition Economies: A Comparative Analysis of Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia” co-authored by Jelena Žarković Rakić, Gorana Krstić, Nermin Oruč and Will Bartlett was published in Economic Annals 2019, vol. 64, issue 223, 39 – 60. This paper investigates the relationship between income inequality and different welfare state trajectories that three…

Digital Conference: Emigration from the Western Balkans – Addressing the Challenge

Our director Nermin Oruc participated at digital conference organized by Aspen Institute, Germany on 10-11 September 2020. The topic of the conference was “Emigration from the Western Balkans – Addressing the Challenge“ and Nermin presented his paper on remittances and diaspora for development in the Western Balkans. The conference offered a platform for a selected…

Health, climate, social science: the “once in a lifetime” moment for data repositories to address the COVID-19 emergency

“Reacting to the COVID-19 emergency presents the scientific community with a unique opportunity to exploit the power of data across domains and several FAIRsFAIR partners are playing a strategic role.” – says the FAIRsFAIR report with included information from CREDI about its’ DASS-BiH activities. Full article can be found here.