Building Nations with Non-Nationals: book by Iván Szelényi on immigration regimes

The recent book by Iván Szelényi, advisor and Board member of Tarki Social Research Institute was recently published by Corvina titled "Building Nations with Non-Nationals: The Exclusionary Immigration Regimes of the Gulf Monarchies". The case study on Pakistani workers in the United Arab Emirates classifies three types of immigration regimes and draws conclusions for scholars, policy analysts and policymakers all over the world. A recent review of the book has just came out in Pakistan and can be read here:

Invitation to CESSDA Workshop: Exploring Data in Europe - with a Focus on European Attitudes and Values

The Czech Social Science Data Archive invites to free of charge workshop, which explores the potential of research data available in Europe. In the morning, a practical session on How to Find and Access data in Europe will introduce key data sources including CESSDA and European social science data archives and examine ways to identify and access good quality data for your research. The afternoon session will host expert talks on research, data and methods.

Tarki staff appears in the new "Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-being"

András Gábos and István György Tóth, together with Bea Cantillon and Tim Goedemé signs a chapter titled "Social exclusion: empirical findings" in the new Handbook, edited by Conchita D'Ambrosio of the Luxembourg University. The compendium offers the reader a comprehensive overview of many measures of individual and social well- being and their applications. Chapter 8 by Gábos et al reviews the empirical trends in social exclusion in Europe and the authors also consider how employment on the one hand and social redistribution on the other contribute to the reduction of poverty.

Tárki’s senior researcher Bori Simonotivs presented at an event on attitudes towards migration

The event, organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, aimed to present a recent study on cross-national analysis of attitudes towards migration “Looking behind the culture of fear”. The study, which is downloadable here, analyzes which variables and background factors influence attitudes towards migrants in Europe on the country level and on the individual level as well.

Reducing Inequalities. A Challenge for the European Union?

The book, edited by Tarki’s senior researcher Márton Medgyesi, together with Renato Miguel Carmo and Cédri Rio, analyses social inequality in the European Union, within and between countries. The work critically explores both vertical inequality, existing between those with high incomes and low incomes, and horizontal inequality, existing between groups according to nationality, age, ethnicity, and gender.

Click here to read more about the book.

Age, Period, and Cohort Differences in Work Centrality and Work Values by Endre Sik and Gábor Hajdu was published in 12 February 2018 in Societies

The authors analyze whether work values differ between three dimensions of time (age, birth cohort, period) by using data of five waves of the World Values Survey and the European Values Study from more than forty countries and hierarchical age-period-cohort regression models.

Click here to read about their findings.

Tárki ranks high again on the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report

The "Think Tanks and Civil Societies" program of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research annually on think tanks all over the world. The Global Go To Think Tank Index Report summarizes the results by categorizing and listing world leading think tanks.

We appear on 7 listings of the annual report of the University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) this year.