Social policy and labor markets

PENSIONS AND AGEING
In the context of demographic ageing and a rapidly worsening ratio of workers to pensioners, Croatia faces many challenges with regard to developing a pension system which meets the criteria both of financial sustainability and pension adequacy...
INEQUALITY, POVERTY AND SOCIAL POLICY
This field focuses on systems of social policy and their implications for well-being, poverty and inequality. A particular emphasis is placed on the comparison between social policy in Croatia and social policy in the European Union, as well as in the region of Southeast Europe...
LABOR MARKET AND COMPETENCIES
This field of research is focused on the contemporary labor market in Croatia and, in particular, on the nature of the transition from school to work; on the characteristics of unemployment in Croatia; on gender pay gaps; on pay gaps between the public and private sectors; and on transition from employment to retirement...
HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
The main focus within this field is on the nature and financing of healthcare systems in Croatia and in the European context. In particular, our researchers explore options concerning the reform of the Croatian healthcare system and the factors which promote and which impede such a reform, from the perspective of health economics...
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