"Youth and Social Inclusion"

The European Commission's DG Education and Culture is organizing an evidence-based policy conference on November 17-18, 2011.

Dynamic integration of people at risk of poverty: The experiences of Roma migrants

The SciencesPo research program "Cities are back in town" and the international scholarly network "Urba-Rom" is organizing a workshop about the dynamics of social inclusion of Roma migrants.

EDUMIGROM published in new online journal

The Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences published a new online journal at The first issue includes an article summarizing the "Ethnic Differences in Education" (EDUMIGROM) project led by the Center for Policy Studies at CEU. 

EDUMIGROM findings presented at "Challenge Social Innovation" conference

Dr. Julia Szalai introduced the main findings of EDUMIGROM in the presentation "Social inclusion through education in multiethnic communities across Europe" given at "Challenge Social Innovation" conference in Vienna (19-21 September, 2011).  

EDUMIGROM findings presented at "Urban Education" conference

Dr. Vera Messing presented a paper "Experiences of second generation migrant and Roma adolescent youth in European urban schools" at "Urban Education" conference in Berlin (13-16 September, 2011). 

The EUMARGINS final conference

The EUMARGINS  announces that their final conference on the 'Inclusion and Exclusion of Young Adult Immigrants' will take place on 14 September 2011 at the University of Oslo, Norway (Rådssalen, Lucy Smith Hus), 09:00-16:00.

Final conference: Youth, Unemployment and Exclusion in Europe

The final conference of the project 'Youth, unemployment and exclusion in Europe: A multidimensional approach to understanding the conditions and prospects for social and politicial integration of young unemployed (YOUNEX)' will take place in Brussels on August the 30th.

New publications: Policy recommendations in the domestic context

EDUMIGROM publishes its policy recommendations to deepen the discussions on policies that might enhance social inclusion of ethnic minority youth in education.

New publication: EDUMIGROM Final Study

'Contested Issues of Social Inclusion through Education in Multiethnic Communities across Europe', the final study of the three-year project EDUMIGROM has been published.

"The Roma/Non-Roma Test Score Gap in Hungary"

"The Roma/Non-Roma Test Score Gap in Hungary": an article was recently published by Gabor Kertesi and Gabor Kezdi in the American Economic Review. The paper documents and decomposes the test score gap between Roma and non-Roma 8th graders in Hungary in 2006. The data connect national standardized test scores to an individual panel survey with detailed data on ethnicity and family background; it is clearly explained that the educational gap is due to social disadvantages, and ethnicity plays no additional role.