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Academic Achievements of ESR Fellows

 

Nov 2015 ESR fellow from Vitosha Research to Sheffield University Management School Rositsa Dzhekova – completed with distinction the MA in Social Research, and received the award Best Dissertation in Sociology for her thesis entitled: “Examining the drivers of participation in the informal economy and tax evasion in transition settings: the case of Bulgaria“.

 

In May 2016, one of the previous ESR Fellows from Sheffield University Management School to Institute of Public Finance in Zagreb, Marijana Baric completed her PhD at the Sheffield University Management School with a thesis entitled, ‘Undeclared Work in Croatia: A Social Exchange Perspective’.

In March 2017, one of the previous ESR Fellows from the Institute of Public Finance in Zagreb, Josip Franic, completed his PhD at the Sheffield University Management School with a thesis entitled, “Envelope Wage Practices: Underlying Motivations from the Perspective of Workers”.

 

In August 2017, one of the previous ESR Fellows from Sheffield University Management School to Vitosha Research in Sofia, Lyubomir Mishkov, completed his PhD at the Sheffield University Management School with a thesis entitled, ‘Informal Entrepreneurship and Tax Evasion in Bulgaria’.

Research Income Success:

 

In September 2016, Peter Rodgers and Colin Williams (both University of Sheffield) successfully obtained funding from the ESRC’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to develop a Case Study involving collaboration with non-governmental organizations entitled, ‘Tackling undeclared work in Southeast Europe: Developing an Impact Case Study’. Details can be found here.

 

In September 2016, Sheffield University Management School and Vitosha Research (Sofia) were successful in a tender, led by Colin Williams to provide expert services to the European Platform to tackling undeclared work (2016-2020).

 

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