Magdalena Bernaciak

Associate Researcher

Background

Magdalena Bernaciak was a Senior Researcher at the ETUI. Her academic interests lie in the political economy of EU eastern enlargement, industrial relations in Central-Eastern Europe, and transnational relations among trade unions. Magdalena holds MA degrees in International Relations/ European Studies and in Political Science. She completed her PhD studies in Political Science at Central European University, Budapest. She was also a visiting fellow at the Institute for Economic and Social Research (WSI) in Düsseldorf and the University of Warwick’s Industrial Relations Research Unit (IRRU). In 2018 she became Assistant Professor at the Department of Politics and European Studies at the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

Areas of activity

EU eastern enlargement, industrial relations in Central-Eastern Europe and transnational relations

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Posting of workers before national courts

Intra-EU employee posting remains a politically and legally contentious matter that continues to feature on the agendas of lawmakers, trade unions and researchers alike. Numerous cases brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), as well as recent and ongoing revisions of the posting-related EU legal framework, suggest that... Find out more

Magdalena Bernaciak, Marta Kahancová

Innovative union practices in Central-Eastern Europe

This book provides a detailed account of the innovative practices pursued by trade unions in Central and Eastern Europe since 2008. The book covers eleven post-socialist states that joined the EU in 2004, 2007 and 2013: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.It looks at these... Find out more

Foreign investment in eastern and southern Europe after 2008. Still a lever of growth?

This book investigates the role that foreign direct investment (FDI) in central-eastern and southern Europe has played in the post-crisis period, comparing patterns across countries and sectors. An overarching objective of this publication is to assess the extent to which FDI can still be seen as a key driver of economic development, modernisation... Find out more

Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe

The term ‘social dumping’ regularly appears in public debates and in policymaking circles. However, due to its ambiguity it is used in a manner that is convenient for individual discourse participants, thus opening the door for misconceptions and ill-grounded accusations.This book systematically examines social dumping in the context of the... Find out more