Institute for Economic and Social Research – IRES ER

IRES Emilia-Romagna is a Social and Economics Research Institute founded in 1982 by the trade union confederation CGIL of Emilia-Romagna. IRES ER carries out economic and social research and documentation activities, empirical analyses, databases and observatories on economics and collective agreements, in collaboration with Associations, Agencies, Universities and scholars. Furthermore, it organises seminars, conferences and European meetings.

Over the years, it has focused on Social and Economic Development, particularly on collective bargaining analysis and new tendencies in industrial relations; social dialogue and European industrial relations; data processing on employment trends, job quality, vocation training; working conditions and workers’ participation.