Béla Galgóczi

Senior Researcher

Background

Bela Galgoczi has been working as senior research officer at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels since April 2003. His main research fields over the years have been capital and labour mobility in the EU, third country migration and income convergence. His current research focus is a just transition towards a carbon neutral economy with focus on fair labour market transitions in carbon intensive sectors and regions. He has a degree in electronical engineering (Budapest Technical University), in sociology (University of Sciences Budapest) with post-graduate studies in political science University of Amsterdam). He also holds a Ph.D. in economics (Hungarian Academy of Sciences).

Areas of activity

employment and social policies, sustainable development, impact of crisis, labour mobility, restructuring, managing change, location competition, Central Eastern Europe

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Rolle Alho, Daniel Barrientos, Yasmine Bouagga, ...

Betwixt and between: Integrating refugees into the EU labour market

This publication focuses on practices in the labour market integration of asylum seekers and refugees in the main EU reception states in the post-2015 period. It takes a comparative approach highlighting areas of good practice across the countries while also examining integration barriers. A lack of co-ordinated action and solidarity at European... Find out more

Pierre Bérastégui, Stan De Spiegelaere, Christophe Degryse, ...

Benchmarking Working Europe 2020

→ www.benchmarking2020.eu A virus is haunting Europe. And it could strike again. This year’s 20th anniversary issue of our flagship publication Benchmarking Working Europe brings to a growing audience of trade unionists, industrial relations specialists and policymakers a simple warning: beside SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the Covid-19... Find out more

EU-western Balkans relations at the time of the Covid-19 crisis

This issue of the SEER Journal for Labour and Social Affairs in Eastern Europe for 2020 focuses on EU-western Balkans relations at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particular insights to the policy approaches in Croatia and Turkey. In terms of the number of cases per capita, western Balkans countries have been affected by the pandemic to a... Find out more

Towards a just transition: coal, cars and the world of work

The role of trade unions and social dialogue is key in demonstrating the major differences between coal-based energy generation and the automobile industry. This book presents two faces of a just transition towards a net-zero carbon economy by drawing lessons from these two carbon-intensive sectors. The authors regard just transition not as an... Find out more