New InGRID-2 events are coming up

Expert workshop “Innovative strategies to study education and care in a European perspective” will be held online on 9-10 June 2021.  
The participants will discuss gaps in data and indicators and research strategies to close the hiatus in key comparative indicators of public services. 
The workshop is open to researchers and policy-makers active in the field of poverty, inequality and public services. 
Participation is free of charge. The number of participants is not limited. To attend, please fill out the registration form before June 6th. 

Pioneered Kick off

Pioneered Kick-Off meeting was held on 24 March 2021. During the online discussion participants were able to get to know the partners involved in the project, study each work package in detail, discuss administrative chores, and then agreed on the tasks for the first year of the project. 

“Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe” conference

The 15th conference of the series “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe” was successfully held on 9th March 2021 with the title “Increasing Divergence and Changing Social Trends in Europe? – Longer-term Developments and Consequences of the Pandemic”. This year’s event took place online. 

The fascinating presentations of speakers from various well-known European Universities and Institutes can be downloaded from the conference series website
 

New study by our colleagues on the development of CEE countries

Our colleagues, István György Tóth and Márton Medgyesi, have written an overview on how ten Central and Eastern European countries have developed since the Regime change  - in terms of economic growth, labour market, inequalities and some well-being indicators. The study was published in the book titled Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality, published by Oxford University Press. For more information, click here

Tárki ranks high again in the 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report

Tárki appears on seven lists of the annual report published by the University of Pennsylvania. In almost every category Tárki appears was ranked higher than last year. 

  • Tárki is ranked 5th in Central and Eastern Europe and 48th in the world in the list of Top Social Policy Think Tanks, 
  • ranked 46th in the list of Best For-Profit Think Tanks, as the only organization from Central and Eastern Europe, 
  • ranked 59th on the list of Best Independent Think Tanks, third among those listed from the CEE region.

Thanks to Kopint-Tárki Institute for Economic Research Co. (a member of the Tárki Group), we also appear in listing for economic research as: 

The “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe” online conference Registration is now open!

We are delighted to announce that the Registration for the 15th ‘Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe' conference - Increasing divergence and changing social trends in Europe? Longer-term developments and consequences of the pandemic- that will take place on 9h March is now open.  

The conferences of the European Social Reporting Network have been held annually since 2006. Bringing together a range of experts in their field, these events have become a meeting ground for in-depth debates on comparative social monitoring and reporting, well-being and societal trends in Europe, as well as policy-related issues. 
The 2021 conference focuses on two main issues: 

The first Working paper of the Euroship project titled “State-of-the-art review of indicators and data on poverty and social exclusion” has been published

The aim of the Euroship project's paper is to evaluate the reliability and validity of existing indicators used by the European Commission to monitor developments in the field of poverty and social exclusion. The authors assess the quality and suitability of the main data sources to provide reliable indicators at the level of various vulnerable groups across Europe and identify any obstacles to comparative analyses across countries and over time, including the experiences of the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) and of national statistical offices.

Anikó Bernát’s article in the book “Economic and Social Perspectives on European Migration” has been published

The book addresses a wide range of migration-related issues in the European context and examines the socioeconomic consequences of migratory flows throughout Europe, focusing on a number of emblematic European countries. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the tension between migrants and their integration processes in the receiving country. The second part analyses the impact of migration on the economic structure of the receiving country, while the third part explores the varying degree of immigrants’ socioeconomic integration in the country of destination. Anikó Bernát’s article is in the first part.