Ivana Studena

Ivana Studena
Slovak Academy of Sciences | SAV · Institute for Forecasting

PhD in Economics, MSc Computer Science

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Introduction
Ivana Studena works at the Institute for Forecasting, Centre for Social and Psychological Sciences of Slovak Academy of Sciences. Ivana's research is currently focused on topics on lifelong learning, design and assessment of policies and tools supporting LLL and adult education participation, development and support of entrepreneurial skills and competencies and organisational learning. She currently leads Slovak team in Horizon 2020 Project Enliven on Lifelong learning.

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Publications (11)
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This chapter explores the impact of Upskilling Pathways (UP), a developing European programme adopted by the European Council in 2016. UP targets all people over 25 who may be in employment, or unemployed, or economically inactive, but require uplifting in literacy, numeracy and digital skills. This is at a time when 73 million adults have low leve...
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This chapter reviews the steps taken in Slovakia to adopt and implement Youth Guarantee (YG) and how they interact with existing policy tools and governance structures. There is a long history of a high unemployment rate amongst the Slovak youth, with the lowly skilled youth in particular suffering the most. Hence, youth employability as a priority...
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This paper contributes to the literature with evidence on the effectiveness of a particular active labour market policy programme, whose traditional design allows international comparisons within the family of programmes facilitating workplace insertions of the unemployed youth. Available evidence on the effectiveness of comparable programmes throu...
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Entrepreneurial risk perception and entrepreneurial intention of employed and unemployed in the context of entrepreneurial individual resources. Človek a spoločnosť, 2018, roč. 21, č. 2, s. 31-46. Abstract: Aim: The changes in the nature of economic and social issues has renewed the attention on the role of entrepreneurship, and point to a multifac...
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In this paper we present the first findings of the pilot study undertaken within our research grant on decision making with respect to entrepreneurship decisions and plans and specifically with respect to entrepreneurship opportunities. The research question discussed here is the role of the family support for an individual in his decisions about e...
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The future of jobs depends on the capacity of individuals to develop new skills all throughout their working lives. The technological changes taking place over the past decades which are to be fully reflected in the world of work in the coming years introduce new pressures on the labour force. The scope of current and newly anticipated skills and a...
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The focus of this article is on the process of individual firm growth on the adjustment path during the transition from a centrally planned to a mar- ket based economy. The empirical analysis of firm behavior is based on data covering all medium and large industrial firms from Slovak industry du- ring the period of 1993 to 1996. At the beginning of...
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This article analyzes the reaction of firms to transition in adjusting firm size. The author offers an empirical analysis in the context of the firm-growth model with emphasis on the presence of ownership and corporate-structure effects.There is no evidence for a general firm-growth/firm-size relationship. On the other hand, the author finds eviden...

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Projects (4)
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Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe. The ENLIVEN research models how policy interventions in adult education markets can become more effective. It will enable policy-makers to enhance the provision and take-up of learning opportunities for adults, leading to a more productive and innovative workforce, and reduced social exclusion.
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Processing Slovak administrative data to dig out information useful in policy making.Focusing on Active Labour Market Measures, including training, spacial mobility support, public works or supported employment. Using counterfactual impact evaluation techniques to provide estimates of the impact on various outcome indicators.
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ENLIVEN is a new Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission. It runs from October 2016 - September 2019.