Reforms out of Contexts? Comparative Analysis of European and BiH Labor Markets
In the light of current calls for labor market reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), this project seeks to examine the extent to which the proposed reforms are situated in the wider institutional context of the BiH labor market, and based on analysis of comparative experiences in other European countries, as well as the current state of the labor market in BiH, consider possible implications of proposed reforms and provide an overview of different option to improve the current state of the labor market.
The main goal of this project, funded by the Open Society Fund BiH, is to contribute to the process of improving public policies in the labor market realm in BiH.
The project’s main output is a policy study that will, inter alia: draw on country comparisons of different labor market and welfare models; consider important elements of the institutional environment of the BiH labor market (including labor market legislation and collective agreements, social security of workers, employment policies, the role of social partners and other important stakeholders, etc.); evaluate the proposed reforms in this realm and consider various approaches to the improvement of the state of the labor market in BiH.
Project duration: 5 months (01/04/15 - 30/08/15)
Project budget: 25.806,00 USD