Elvisa is a full-time lecturer and researcher at the Department of Business Administration of the University of Shkodra. She was awarded her Ph.D. degree from Birmingham Business School in June 2019. From 2017 to 2020, she was a Career Integration Fellow (CIF) and from 2020 and onwards she is Graduate Teaching Fellow (GTF) at CERGE-EI, Prague. Her research area is largely concerned with labour economics/employment studies and focuses on the prevalence and consequences of insecure, non-standard and precarious employment in Albania and other countries in Europe.
For the Fairwork project, Elvisa develops and leads the research strategy in Albania. This includes adapting the Fairwork principles, interviewing workers and platform executives, analysing the collected data, and developing platforms’ scores, and disseminating the results.
Her publications include An analysis of non-standard forms of employment in Albania and the EU, Life satisfaction and job insecurity: evidence from Albania, “Dead-end jobs or steppingstones? Precarious work in Albania”, and “Active political engagement, political patronage and local labour markets – The example of Shkoder”