11:00 - 12:00
Department of Land Economy Staff, Visiting Scholars, and PhD students
Tower Room, Department of Land Economy



Speaker bio

Martin Kahanec is a Professor at the Department of Public Policy at Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, and Director of CEU's Shattuck Center for Human Rights. He has served as Dean of CEU's School of Public Policy and as Head of its Department. Kahanec is the Founder and Scientific Director of the Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) in Bratislava, an Affiliated Scholar at the Global Labor Organization, and a Researcher at the University of Economics in Bratislava. His research, centered on labor and population economics, migration, EU mobility, and labor market reforms, has been widely published. As an elected member and Chairperson of the "Economics, Business and Management" Section Committee at Academia Europaea, Kahanec's academic influence extends widely. He has held senior advisory roles with key international organizations like the World Bank, the European Commission, and the OECD, contributing significantly to policy discussions and reforms in Europe and internationally. His extensive academic contributions and policy advisory roles highlight his commitment to addressing contemporary challenges in labor markets and migration.