Conference on “Inequality and Social Protection in South East Europe”

Our researchers participated at the conference entitled “Inequality and Social Protection in South East Europe”, held on October 22, 2018 at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Belgrade. The workshop was opened by Sasa Randjelovic, vice-dean for finance and international cooperation of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Belgrade, Jelena Zarkovic,…

Strategic planning workshop of the Regional Initiative „The future of the Welfare State”

Members of the Western Balkans Regional Initiative „The future of the Welfare State”, including CREDI’s representatives Nermin Oruc and Amela Kurta, gathered in Skopje, 23-25 September 2018, to discuss strategic options and future development of the Network. Participants discussed the external and internal environment, long-term goals of the network, projects and research areas that will…

Conference “The Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans”

Within The Western Balkans Regional Initiative “The Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans”, CREDI participated in the organization and implementation of the first regional conference of this network. The conference was held in Belgrade in the period from 6th to 8th June 2018. This three-day meeting included 4 panel discussions and 13…

Income Inequality and Welfare Systems in the Yugoslav Successor States

Our research fellow Nermin Oruc is presenting at the seminar “Income Inequality and Welfare Systems in the Yugoslav Successor States” at London School of Economics together with: PhD Will Bartlett (LSEE Research on South East Europe), PhD Jelena Žarković Rakić (University of Belgrade) and PhD Gorana Krstić (University of Belgrade) on Tuesday 23rd January 2018.…

Position paper as output of initiative “Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans”

A group of Western Balkan think-tank organisations and researchers working on the welfare state issues, including experts from CDESS, have initiated development of a Regional platform with the aim to engage the foremost researchers, political, business and other leaders of society to shape a regional social welfare state agenda, thus contributing to improving the social…

InGRID Scholarship for Autumn School at ISER

Our researcher analyst and member of BiHMOD team, Amela Kurta, received a scholarship for the autumn school “Using EUROMOD in cross country microsimulation” organized by ISER, University of Essex, from 25 to 27 October 2017. The InGRID project is funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration under Grant…

CDESS has become a member of the “Eastern European Social Policy Network” (EESPN)

[:en]CDESS has become a member of the “Eastern European Social Policy Network” (EESPN) that was established in 2016 by the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (affiliated to the United Nations) in Vienna. The European Centre is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research.The Centre aims to improve social…