EBRD Chief Economist visited WIUT Featured

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On 26 March 2019, Chief Economist of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) - Dr. Sergei Guriev visited WIUT. As the EBRD’s Chief Economist, Dr. Guriev is responsible for advising the President and other senior members of the Bank’s management team on economic issues of strategic or operational relevance pertaining to the EBRD region. The aim of his visit to WIUT – presentation of EBRD Transition Report 2018-19 “Work in Transition” (https://www.ebrd.com/transition-report-201819).

The Transition Report 2018-19 analyses the impact on work of demographic change, automation and migration, both across national borders and within countries.

How should governments respond to urbanisation, an ageing workforce or rising numbers of young people entering the labour market? The report also looks at ways to minimise the emigration of workers from poorer countries and better integrate migrants in richer ones.

And our annual analysis includes a macroeconomic overview of the EBRD regions and of structural reforms in the past year.