Policy Report on the Race for Public Sector Employment in Kosovo and Albania: What lies behind it?

Policy Report on the Race for Public Sector Employment in Kosovo and Albania: What lies behind it?

This Policy Report investigates public-private wage differentials in Kosovo and Albania using data from Kosovo Household Budget Survey 2011 and Albanian Living Standard Measurement Survey 2012. The Oaxaca-Blinder Decomposition technique is employed to determine whether the wage gap is attributable to differences in employees’ characteristics […]

December 14, 2016 GLPS
Policymaking in the Western Balkans: Creating Demand for Evidence Beyond EU Conditionality

Policymaking in the Western Balkans: Creating Demand for Evidence Beyond EU Conditionality

EU aspirants from the Western Balkans find themselves in a lengthy and demanding process of improving their policymaking systems. Sustainable results require not only robust tools and procedures, but also the involvement of all interested parties – civil society, media, interest groups and associations – […]

December 2, 2016 GLPS
Rule of Law Conditionality in the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between Kosovo and the EU

Rule of Law Conditionality in the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between Kosovo and the EU

This Policy Report attempts to offer a thorough analysis of the rule of law requirements in the Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) and their implications. First, we begin by offering an account of stabilisation and association agreements in general, including their role in the […]

November 15, 2016 GLPS