Béla Galgóczi and Calvin Allen

This second issue of the SEER Journal for Labour and Social Affairs in Eastern Europe for 2021 continues to focus on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the region. As the title suggests, this main section of the issue was aiming to draw some lessons from the pandemic; the reality, at the time of publication, is that the region is facing a critical period with a fourth and most intense wave with yet unknown consequences.

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  • Effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on labour markets in the western Balkans (Azemina Mashovic and Tatjan Dragičević Radičević)
  • Covid-19: the most common occupational disease in 2020 in the Republic of Croatia (Ivana Krišto, Cvetan Kovač and Ana Šijaković)
  • Public procurement and corruption during Covid-19: self-monitoring and whistleblowing incentives after Srebrena Malina (Fabian Teichmann and Marie-Christin Falker)
  • Facing democratic indeterminacy: the consequences of the Dayton Agreement (Christophe Solioz)
  • Domestic elite support for reforms in transition economies: the case of North Macedonia (Viktorija Mano)
  • Tackling the informal economy in Moldova: An assessment of the options (Martin Hutsebaut)
  • Hungary and its civil society organisations – a fateful example for south-east Europe? (Melanie Hien)


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