Latest published studies, where Praxis has contributed, are the following:

Social Mobility in the EU (2017)

looked into the patterns of intergenerational social mobility and identified the key barriers to upward social mobility.

Employment effects of reduced non-wage labour costs (2017)

gives an overview of measures adopted in EU Member States and to assess the effectiveness of these measures on employment.

Involvement of the social partners in the European Semester: 2016 update (2017)

provides an update of the situation regarding the involvement of social partners in the European Semester process describing the changes and developments in 2015-2016.

Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Railways and urban public transport sector and postal and courier activities sector (2017)

give overviews of trade unions and employers organisations and industrial relations in the specific sectors.

The concept of representativeness at national, international and European level (2016)

explore different ways how representativeness is defined and perceived in different countries and which are the criteria for representativeness.

Approaches to the labour market integration of refugees and asylum seekers (2016)

brings out the updated information regarding legislation and practical arrangements and explores whether and how the available services and support facilitate the access to the labour market of the asylum seekers.

Exploring the fraudulent contracting of work in the European Union (2016)

gives a descriptive overview of the fraudulent schemes used in the EU and which measures are used to tackle it.

Mapping key dimensions of industrial relations (2016)

studies the development of industrial relations in the member states in the context of the 21. century and analyses the key dimensions of industrial relations.

Developments in working life in Europe: EurWORK annual review 2015 (2016)

provides an overview of the most important developments in the European working lives in 2015.

Changes in remuneration and reward systems (2016)

describes the systems of remuneration and rewards in EU member states.

New topics, new tools and innovative practices adopted by the social partners (2016)

analyses which are the new topics that social partners are dealing with in the context of rapid changes in the 21. century.

Regulation of labour market intermediaries and the role of social partners in preventing trafficking of labour (2016)

studies how is the labour market intermediaries system regulated in the member states and which measures are in place to prevent trafficking.

Start-up support for young people (2016)

describes different measures and monetary support that support young people in order to establish their own business.

Working time developments in the 21st century: Work duration and its regulation in the EU (2016)

gives an overview of the regulation of working time agreements in five sectors: chemical, metal, banking, retail and public administration.

Role of the social partners in the European Semester (2016)

analyses the involvement of social partners in the EU Semester process, concentrating mainly on the preparations of the National Reform Programmes and the adoption and implementation of the country-specific recommendations.

Job creation in SMEs: ERM annual report 2015 (2016)

analyses the main drivers and barriers behind job creation in small and medium sized enterprises.