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Centre for Applied Social Sciences (CASS)

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The Centre for Applied Social Sciences (CASS) was established in the University of Tartu in 2007. The fundamental goal of CASS is to offer society high-quality applied research and analyses in social sciences.

The purpose of CASS is to raise the relative importance of sustainable strategic planning based on knowledge in society. That includes policy, legislative drafting, education, economy, health and environment protection, and regional planning. CASS is the knowledge organisation of a network type and co-operation division in the University of Tartu. CASS tries to find solutions to social problems in co-operation with the best social scientists and study groups. The goal is to accomplish social-scientific application research, analyses and consultation in the course of local and international research projects.

Most important co-operation values of CASS are:

  • In depth knowledge and competence of research.
  • Quality of analysis and sustainability of research/recommendation.
  • Practical, problem and result oriented corrective approach.
  • Strong understanding of customers strategic purposes and needs.
  • Confident and professional co-operation both with customers and partners.
Helen Urmann
Thematic leader for education and research policy
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Helen Urmann
Thematic leader for education and research policy
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Kerly Espenberg
Thematic leader for labour market and social policy
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Kerly Espenberg
Thematic leader for labour market and social policy
+372 5330 7476
Mati Mõtte
Thematic leader for economic and business development
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Mati Mõtte
Thematic leader for economic and business development
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Veiko Sepp
Thematic leader for spatial development and regional policy
+372 516 0975
Veiko Sepp
Thematic leader for spatial development and regional policy
+372 516 0975


Evaluation of the implementation of the school scheme (School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme, School Milk Scheme, accompanying educational measures) in the period 1.08.2017–31.07.2022 (2022-2023)
Commissioned by Ministry of Rural Affairs
Team: Mati Mõtte, Helen Urmann, Doris Pavlov, Martin Hayford, Anneli Saaroja

Analysis of person-centered pre-hospital emergency care (2022-2023)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerli Ilves, Helen Urmann, Ruth Kalda, Kadri Suija, Liis Rooväli, Mait Raag, Kuido Nõmm

Gifted students choices of university and profession (2022)
Commissioned by Marketing and Communication Office of University of Tartu
Team: Helen Urmann, Ene Tubelt

Satisfaction survey of doctoral students of the University of Tartu (2022)
Commissioned by Office of Academic Affairs of University of Tartu
Team: Helen Urmann, Mary-Ann Kubre, Ene Tubelt

Universities' third mission: Estonian scientists as guide to innovation (2022)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Mart Laatsit, Kadri Ukrainski, Helen Urmann, Marvi Remmik

Development of a concept for a more efficient organization of work in the field of chemicals and analysis and proposals for a more optimal distribution of competencies and related activities (2022)
Commissioned by Ministry of Environment
Team: Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa

Indicators for Ülemiste city campus's health model (2022)
Commissioned by Mainor AS
Team: Andero Uusberg, Maie Kiisel, Kadri Medijainen, Jarek Mäestu, Sille-Liis Männik, Silver Sternfeldt, Triin Vihalemm

The role of local governments in implementing the green transition in Estonia (2022)
Commissioned by Government Office
Team: Merle Mägi, Jaanus Veemaa, Veiko Sepp, Liina Joller-Vahter, Antti Roose, Heli Einberg, Maie Kiisel, Aveliina Helm, Mirjam Võsaste, Garri Raagmaa

Study of the economic potential of Hiiumaa (2022)
Commissioned by SA Hiiumaa Arenduskeskus 
Team: Doris Pavlov, Veiko Sepp, Mati Mõtte, Sabina Trankmann, Kadri Lees

The Study of Outward Foreign Direct Investments of Estonian Firms (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Uku Varblane, Kristjan Pulk, Helen Urmann, Urmas Varblane, Oliver Lukason, Tiia Vissak

The sustainability of food supply chain in order to ensure self-sufficiency in crisis situation (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Ministry of Rural Affairs
Team: Mati Mõtte, Kristjan Pulk, Helen Urmann, Martin Hayford, Jaan Masso

Possibilities of Implementing Evidence-based Interventions with Impact Assessment in Improving Health Education in Estonia (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerli Ilves, Mary-Ann Kubre, Sabina Trankmann, Ruth Kalda, Kenn Konstabel

Estonia`s participation in international comparable social studies: proposals to develop national financing system (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Siim Espenberg, Doris Pavlov, Raul Eamets, Marvi Remmik, Ene Tubelt

Defining the sectoral diversity of science, developing a methodology and a metrics for its monitoring (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Siim Espenberg, Doris Pavlov, Helen Urmann, Diana Eerma, Mariia Chebotareva, Tanel Hirv

Ex-post evaluation of the Planning Act (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Veiko Sepp

Country-wide assessment and mapping of the economic value of ecosystem services provided by Estonian terrestrial ecosystems (2021-2023)
Commissioned by Environment Agency
Team: Aveliina Helm, Evelyn Uuemaa, Maie Kiisel, Ain Kull, Asko Lõhmus, Helen Poltimäe
In cooperation with Estonian University of Life Sciences 

Alliance for Life Sciences: From Strategies to Actions in Central and Eastern Europe (2021-2024)
Commissioned by European Commission (Horizon 2020)
Team: Toivo Maimets, Heidi Erbsen
In cooperation with Masaryk University CEITEC (Czech Republic, Chair of council of project), St. Anne’s University Hospital Bro ICRC (Czech Republic), Biomedical Research Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia), Medical University of Łodz (Poland), University of Zagreb School of Medicine (Croatia), Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine (Lithuania), Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (Latvia), University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Semmelweis University (Hungary), Medical University Sovia (Bulgaria), University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest (Romania)

Study of the possibilities of adapting the public and private service provision network of Rapla County to population changes and future trends (2021-2022)
Commissioned by Association of Local Authorities of Rapla County
Team: Veiko Sepp, Merle Mägi, Siim Espenberg, Uku Varblane, Jaanus Veemaa, Meri Külm

Cyberincluding Goes Europe (2020-2022)
Commissioned by European Commission (Erasmus+ Programme)
Team: Olena Nedozhogina, Martin Hayford, Heidi Ann Erbsen
In cooperation with Osservatorio di Genere (Italy) (Lead Partner), Fundacija Studentski Tolar (Slovenia), Ayuntamineto de Murcia (Spain), Merseyside Expanding Horizons Limited (UK)

Economic effects of COVID-19 virus and assessment of implementations of relevant policy tools (2020-2022)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Raul Eamets, Kaidi Nõmmela, Andres Võrk, Taavi Unt, Lenno Uusküla, Daria Tykhonova
In cooperation with Praxis Centre for Policy Studies Foundation, Estonian Centre for Applied Research CentAR 

Comprehensive management of forest and farming landscapes to improve the conservation status of Natura 2000 habitats and species (LIFE-IP ForEst&FarmLand) (2020-2029)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Asko Lõhmus, Aveliina Helm, Virve Sõber, Riinu Rannap (UT Faculty of Science and Technology), Maie Kiisel (CASS)

 

Research projects 


Conducting a survey in the project „Alliance 4 Life“ (2022)
Commissioned by The Centre for Ethics of the University of Tartu
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Kadri Lees


Mapping and Analysis of Practices of Other Countries for the Prevention of Injuries in the Home Environment in Estonia (2021-2022, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by The National Institute for Health Development
Team: Ruth Kalda, Ele Kiisk, Mariliis Põld, Helgi Kolk, Aime Keis, Kersti Pärna, Kerly Espenberg

Innovation and business opportunities for Estonian companies in strategic focus areas by participating in global value chains (2022, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Mati Mõtte, Siim Espenberg, Uku Varblane, Doris Pavlov

The Solution of the Organization and Future of Social Services in Võru County (2021-2022, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by SA Võrumaa Arenduskeskus
Team: Merle Mägi, Meri Külm, Jaanus Veemaa, Sabina Trankmann, Veiko Sepp

Nudging the choices to retire before retirement age (2021-2022, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Siim Espenberg, Leonore Riitsalu, Andres Võrk, Kristjan Pulk, Marvi Remmik, Kristiina Vain

Legal Analysis - a Child as an Eyewitness to Domestic Violence (2021-2022, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Anna Markina, Katre Luhamaa, Kristiina Vain

Cleveron Job Satisfaction Survey (2022)
Commissioned by Cleveron AS
Team: Kerli Ilves, Martin Hayford, Mary-Ann Kubre

Mobile lifestyle and contact data accuracy in public registers (2019-2022, full text in Estonian, more information and all project publications in Estonian available at https://mobelu.ut.ee/)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela, Maie Kiisel, Merle Mägi, Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
In cooperation with Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Technology

Regional Youth Study Baltic States 2020/2021 (2020-2022, full text)
Commissioned by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Landesbüro Estland
Team: Siim Espenberg, Meri Külm, Andu Rämmer

Piloting Natura2000 communication in Estonia (NaturallyEST-LIFE, EE-LIFE16_GIE_EE_000665; 2017−2022)
Commissioned by European Commission, Center for Environmental Investment
Team: Maie Kiisel, Hans Hõrak, Meriliis Kasemets, Elsa Trumm, Meri Lille Külm, Mirjam-Meerit Mets, Maris Priks, Mahdie Sepehrar, Kadri Lees
Additional information: https://elfond.ee/naturallyestlife/the-project

Assessment of the social and regional economic impact of the extension of Pärnu Bay Golf Links golf courses (2021)
Commissioned by Trading House Property OÜ, Golfer OÜ
Team: Mati Mõtte, Merle Mägi, Uku Varblane, Kristjan Pulk

Health promotion at Ülemiste City (2020-2021)
Commissioned by Mainor AS
Team: Andero Uusberg, Kerli Ilves, Maie Kiisel, Meri Lille Külm, Kadri Medijainen, Jarek Mäestu, Sille-Liis Männik, Khris Marii Palksaar, Maris Priks, Lennart Raudsepp, Silver Sternfeldt, Marko Uibu, Triin Vihalemm

Co-creation process for compiling the Ida-Virumaa plan G (green) (2021)
Commissioned by DD StratLab
Team: Meri Külm, Mati Mõtte, Siim Espenberg

Credit market research for the Ministry of Finance II (2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Kristjan Pulk, Sabina Trankmann, Siim Espenberg, Leonore Riitsalu, Villu Kõve, Karolyn Krillo

Ex-ante impact assessment of Estonian operational program for implementing EU cohesion policy (2020-2021)
Commissioned by Hendrikson & Ko OÜ
Team: Veiko Sepp, Merli Aksen, Kaidi Nõmmela, Aivi Themas

CERV: The Citizens, Equality, Rights, and Values programme (2021-2022)
Commissioned by European Commission (Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST))
Team: Heidi Erbsen
In cooperation with Tetra Tech, Oxford Research, VVA Brussels, The European Policy Centre

Work in Estonia Employers´ Survey of the Current Situation and Needs for External Recruitment (2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Mati Mõtte, Martin Hayford, Uku Varblane, Siim Espenberg

Preparation of the Report "Results of Kindergarten Satisfaction Survey in 2021" (2021)
Commissioned by Education and Youth Board
Team: Doris Pavlov

Preparation of the Report "Results of Vocational School Satisfaction and School Environment Survey 2021" (2021)
Commissioned by Education and Youth Board
Team: Doris Pavlov, Kerli Ilves, Martin Hayford

Supporting students' development in different types of schools and school staff's experience in supporting students' school transition (2021, presentation in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Helen Urmann, Liana Roos, Marvi Remmik, Siim Espenberg

Analysis of judicial and economic effects of implementing the UN convention on the transparency of investor-state arbitration (2021)
Commissioned by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Team: Uku Varblane, Martin Hayford
In cooperation with Advokaadibüroo SORAINEN AS

Analysis of implementing the European Charter and Code for Researchers in Estonian R&D institutions (2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Siim Espenberg, Marvi Remmik, Helen Urmann, Liana Roos, Ene Tubelt, Margit Sutrop, Mari-Liisa Parder, Marten Juurik, Õnne Allajõe
In Cooperation with: Tallinn University of Technology, Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallinn University

Mobile intervention for offenders (2020-2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Kerli Ilves, Gerly Tamm, Saara Maria Puur, Siim Espenberg, Anna Markina, Liina Haring, Kristjan Kask, Margus Veem

Focus group survey on first-year students choice of university (2021)
Commissioned by Marketing and Communication Office of University of Tartu
Team: Helen Urmann, Ene Tubelt

Evaluation of the vocational rehabilitation service in Estonia and best practices from other countries (2020-2021)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Gerly Tamm, Kerli Ilves, Evelin Kostabi, Kadri Lees, Merli Aksen, Saara Maria Puur, Siim Espenberg

Development and application of evaluation and measurement methodology for social rehabilitation services (2020-2021)
Commissioned by Estonian Social Insurance Board
Team: Siim Espenberg, Gerly Tamm, Evelin Kostabi, Marvi Remmik, Helen Urmann, Sabina Trankmann, Tiina Rahe, Mary-Ann Kubre, Saara Maria Puur

Challenges of teaching in distance learning. University teachers' feedback (2021, full text in Estonian, summary in English)
Commissioned by Rector's Office of University of Tartu
Team: Mary-Ann Kubre, Liana Roos, Bogdan Romanov, Siim Espenberg

Students coping during the corona year - experience in the University of Tartu (2021, full text in Estonian, summary in English)
Commissioned by Rector's Office of University of Tartu
Team: Meri Külm, Martin Hayford, Siim Espenberg

Study about juvenile offenders in Estonia (2020-2021, summary)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Gerly Tamm, Kerli Ilves, Ene Tubelt, Saara Maria Puur, Siim Espenberg, Anna Markina, Judit Strömpl, Katre Luhamaa, Jaan Ginter

Governance model and monitoring system for smart specialization policy in Estonia (2020-2021, all materials are available in DataDOI repository (in Estonian))
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa, Siim Espenberg, Uku Varblane

Estonian Translator Survey 2021 (full text and presentation in Estonian)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Kerli Ilves, Ene Tubelt

The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Estonia's Socio-Economic Development (2020-2021, full text in Estonian, brief summary in English)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kadri Lees, Kristjan Pulk, Siim Espenberg, Andres Võrk, Jaan Masso

The HUB for boosting the Responsibility and inclusiveness of ICT enabled Research and Innovation through constructive interactions with SSH research (2017-2020)
Commissioned by Horizon 2020
Team: Olena Nedozhogina, Hans Hõrak, Uku Varblane
In cooperation with Civitta Eesti AS, Technical University of Berlin (Saksamaa), Tel Aviv University (Iisrael), Link Campus University (Itaalia), Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (Slovakkia), Danish Board of Technology Foundation (Taani), ICT Association of Hungary (Ungari), Open Coffee Club Vilnius (Leedu),  EFPC UK Ltd (Suurbritannia),  LOBA (Portugal), Pedal Consulting (Slovakkia),  Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Itaalia), Nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research

Guidelines for SMEs about starting business in China (2021)
Commissioned by Tartu Science Park
Team: Heidi Ann Erbsen, Siim Espenberg

Employer focus group survey (2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Helen Urmann, Liana Roos, Marvi Remmik

Impact assessment of screening foreign direct investments (2020-2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kristjan Pulk, Uku Varblane, Urmas Varblane
In cooperation with Advokaadibüroo Sorainen AS

Impact of COVID-19 on tourism-specific industries and associated impacts on other industries (2020-2021, information sheet in Estonian, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Garri Raagmaa, Ain Hinsberg, Kadri Lees, Marit Piirman, Ülle Pärl, Anne Roosipõld, Taavi Tamberg, Tiina Viin, Tiia Vissak, Kandela Õun

Impact and effectiveness analysis of partnerships coordinated by Estonian Research Council and assessment of the process of Programme of Participation in EU Partnerships (2020-2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Vallo Mulk, Kaidi Nõmmela, Veiko Sepp,  Siim Espenberg

Gender equality in Estonian science - current situation and ways of improving (2020-2021, information sheetfull text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Helen Urmann, Kadri Lees, Marvi Remmik, Ene Tubelt, Liana Roos, Maili Vilson, Saara Maria Puur, Merli Aksen, Siim Espenberg

Reintroducing the European mink - Analysis of the experience of the local community in Hiiumaa and suggestions for reintroduction to Saaremaa (2019-2021, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Environmental Investment Centre
Team: Nelly Mäekivi, Riin Magnus (UT Department of Semiotics), Maie Kiisel (CASS)

Impact study of ADAPTER, the Cooperation Network of Estonian Universities and Research and Development Institutions (2020-2021)
Commissioned by ADAPTER
Team: Merle Mägi, Veiko Sepp, Ene Tubelt, Jaanus Veemaa

„Smart“ Foreign Direct Investment Survey: Analysis of Foreign Companies in Estonia for Developing Criteria to Manage and Attract New Foreign Direct Investments (2019-2020, information sheet in Estonian, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Urmas Varblane, Uku Varblane, Kristjan Pulk, Tiia Vissak, Oliver Lukason, Siim Espenberg, Veiko Sepp, Helen Urmann, Gaygysyz Ashyrov, Triin Kask, Janika Sillamäe

Study on international remote work (2020, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Liana Roos

Physicians' expectations for a pharmacogenetic phenotyping medical device (2020)
Team: Maie Kiisel
In cooperation with the Institute of Computer Science of Tartu University (Personalised Medicine and Health Informatics)

European Cultural Heritage Enterprise (2018-2020)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Olena Nedozhogina, Carl-Matrin Keerberg

Cleveron Job Satisfaction Survey (2020)
Commissioned by Cleveron AS
Team: Aivi Themas, Siim Espenberg

Facilitating the use of web applications for applying for identity documents (2020)
Commissioned by Estonian Police and Border Guard Board
Team: Siim Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Merli Aksen, Maie Kiisel

Survey among the members of Estonian Bar Association about work-related stress, glass ceiling and sexual harassment (2020)
Commissioned by Estonian Bar Association
Team: Aivi Themas, Kerli Ilves, Siim Espenberg

Estonian Science Barometer (2020)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Mare Ainsaar, Marju Himma-Kadakas, Ragne Kõuts-Klemm, Aivi Themas, Siim Espenberg, Regina Lapp

Adapting the legal environment of building lifecycle for digitalisation (2019-2020)
Commissioned by Advokaadibüroo Sorainen AS
Team: Siim Espenberg, Ene Tubelt

Analysis of pilot interviews in a stroke treatment study (2020)
Commissioned by SA Ida-Viru Keskhaigla
Team: Siim Espenberg, Marvi Remmik

Analysis of lessons learned from emergency situation (2020, final report in Estonian, summary in English)
Commissioned by Rector's Office of University of Tartu
Team: Helen Urmann, Marvi Remmik, Elsa Trumm, Merle Mägi, Ene Tubelt

Analysis of the measures taken to reduce the consumption of certain plastic products and the effects of applying extended producer responsibility for certain plastic products (2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kaidi Nõmmela, Jaanus Veemaa, Meri Lille Külm
In cooperation with OÜ EarthCare

Analysis of the results and plans of extracurricular education and activity during the period 2017-2020 (2020)
Commissioned by Estonian Youth Work Centre
Team: Siim Espenberg, Elsa Trumm, Aivi Themas, Kerli Ilves, Gerly Tamm, Kadri Lees, Ene Tubelt

Economic impact assessment of the Estonian Marine Spatial Planning (2018-2020)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with Hendrikson & Ko OÜ

EduTech MA in Educational Technology: A New Online Based Learning Program for New Member States (2018-2020)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Olena Nedozhogina, Carl-Martin Keerberg, Ene Tubelt

Satisfaction survey of doctoral students of the University of Tartu (2020)
Commissioned by Office of Academic Affairs of University of Tartu
Team: Aivi Themas, Merli Aksen, Annika Tina, Monika Tasa

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the prison release service (2020, presentation in Estonian, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Simone Eelmaa, Anna Markina, Saara Maria Puur, Marvi Remmik, Gerly Tamm, Elsa Trumm, Helen Urmann, Kadri Lees, Ene Tubelt

Analysis of the Occupational Health and Safety System (2019-2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Raul-Allan Kiivet, Ruth Kalda, Merle Mägi, Maie Kiisel, Evelin Kostabi, Nele Kunder, Kadi Lubi, Anneli Rätsep, Gerly Tamm, Kadri Lees, Elsa Trumm, Marko Uibu, Helen Urmann, Saara Maria Puur, Ene Tubelt
In cooperation with Tallinn Health Care College

Evaluation of the effectiveness of Enterprise and Innovation Grants of the Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014-2020 (2019-2020, final reportinformation sheet in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Siim Espenberg, Merli Aksen, Kerly Espenberg, Mart Laatsit, Kadri Lees, Kerli Lill, Jaan Masso, Merle Mägi, Garri Raagmaa, Amaresh Tiwari, Helen Urmann, Jaanus Veemaa
In cooperation with Tallinn University of Technology

Upgrade of the web platform for analysing funding data of NGOs (2020)
Commissioned by Network of Estonian Nonprofit Organizations
Team: Carl-Martin Keerberg, Siim Espenberg

Defining result indicator for a specific objective "More harmonized geodetic reference systems" of the Estonia-Latvia programme (2020, final report)
Commissioned by State Shared Service Centre
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Siim Espenberg

Analysis of labor costs in the oil shale sector in Ida-Virumaa (2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Environmental Law Centre
Team: Siim Espenberg, Riia Eratalay

Evaluation of the effectiveness of supported employment in Estonia (2019-2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Siim Espenberg, Elsa Trumm, Evelin Kostabi, Gerly Tamm, Maie Kiisel, Saara Maria Puur, Ene Tubelt

Governance of EU Skills Anticipation and Matching Systems: In-Depth Country Review of Estonia (2018-2020) (Estonian report)
Commissioned by Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini
Team: Merli Aksen, Aivi Themas, Uku Varblane

Analysis of regional development in Estonia (2019-2020, summary in Estonian, final report in Estonian, presentation slides in Estonian)
Commissioned by Association of Local Governments of Harju County
Team: Veiko Sepp
In cooperation with Tallinn Univesity and OÜ Geomedia

Mid-term evaluation of the Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014-2020 priority axis "Sustainable urban development" (2019-2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Veiko Sepp, Merle Mägi, Jaanus Veemaa

Analysis of the Cost of Children and the Child Maintenance System (2019-2020, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Elsa Trumm, Kadri Lees, Uku Varblane, Merli Aksen, Marvi Remmik, Helen Urmann, Saara Maria Puur, Ene Tubelt, Marek Sammul, Ene-Margit Tiit

Business survey in Tartu (2019-2020, final report in Estonian, presentation slides in Estonian)
Commissioned by City Government of Tartu
Team: Veiko Sepp, Uku Varblane, Carl-Martin Keerberg

Consulting Services: International Working Group for Development of Curriculum Standards: Pedagogy (2018-2020)
Commissioned by Ministry of Education and Science of Tajikistan, World Bank
Team: Olga Bogdanova, Olena Nedozhogina, Anzori Barkalaja, Miia Rannikmäe, Katri Lamesoo, Hannes Sildnik

Analysis of scenarios of implementing EU regulations of administrative penalties in Estonia (2019, summary in Estonian, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by The State Chancellery
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Andreas Kangur, Alexander Lott, Anneli Soo

Developing Estonian National System for Monitoring and Supporting Ethics in Scientific Research (2019, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Siim Espenberg, Marvi Remmik, Gerly Tamm, Margit Sutrop, Kristi Lõuk, Mari-Liisa Parder, Marten Juurik

Upgrade of Economic Model for Estonia's Maritime Activities (2018-2019)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with OÜ Hobikoda, OÜ Roheline Rada

Pre-feasibility study of economic impact of building and setting up a modular nuclear power plant in Estonia (2019)
Commissioned by Fermi Energia OÜ
Team: Siim Espenberg, Hans Hõrak, Mustafa Hakan Eratalay, Kevin Kuriakose, Anastasiia Pustovalova

eGovernment research and development concept (2019)
Commissioned by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Kristjan Vassil, Mihkel Solvak, Carl-Martin Keerberg, Helen Urmann, Ene Tubelt, Indrek Ots, Siim Espenberg

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Social Dialogue Articulation in Europe (2018-2019, Policy Brief: EstoniaCountry report: Estoniafinal report; project website: https://celsi.sk/en/projects/detail/28/)
Commissioned by the European Commission
Team: Jaan Masso, Merli Aksen, Aivi Themas

Completing the action plan for Tartu in the framework of RELOS3 project (2019)
Commissioned by City Government of Tartu
Team: Veiko Sepp, Carl-Martin Keerberg, Uku Varblane

Evaluation of the actions in the operational programme of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014-2020 (2019)
Commissioned by Ministry of Rural Affairs
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela, Jaanus Veemaa, Aivi Themas, Helen Urmann, Anu Albert
In cooperation with Jaanika Toome

Expertise on the model of economic benefits from the use of marine resources (2019, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela
In cooperation with OÜ Roheline Rada

Profit and property profiles of Estonian residents (2019, final report in Estonian, fact sheets in Estonian)
Commissioned by Foresight Centre
Team: Elsa Trumm, Kadri Lees, Maie Kiisel, Carl-Martin Keerberg

Methodology for setting target levels for performance indicators of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund (2019)
Commissioned by Eesti Töötukassa (Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund)
Team: Elsa Trumm, Carl-Martin Keerberg, Andres Võrk

Connecting Men and Stronger Local Communities (2017-2019)
Commissioned by Interreg Central Baltic
Team: Siim Espenberg, Felika Tuul, Reeli Sirotkina, Elsa Trumm
In cooperation with Turku Univesity of Applies Sciences (Finland)

Cleveron Job Satisfaction Survey (2019)
Commissioned by Cleveron AS
Team: Aivi Themas, Elsa Trumm

Estimating the costs and volume of investments to implement the measures of the "Tallinn Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan 2020-2030 and Vision for 2050" (2019)
Commissioned by OÜ Eesti Keskkonnauuringute Keskus
Team: Uku Varblane, Aljona Karlõševa

Cross the Bridge: Developing Welcoming Centres in Schools (2017-2019)
Commissioned by Erasmus+
Team: Olena Nedozhogina, Tarmo Puolokainen
In cooperation with IS G. B. Pentasuglia (Italy), Mittelschule Gersthofen (Germany), Cross Culture International Foundation Cyprus Ltd (Cyprus), Lykeio A Ethnarchi Makariou III Pafou (Cyprus), Directorate of Secondary Education Ilia (Greece)

Developing evaluation system and guidelines for culture-related project proposals (2019)
Commissioned by Tartu City Government
Team: Kerly Espenberg

Study of the alumni of the School of Law of the University of Tartu (2019, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by School of Law of the University of Tartu
Team: Aivi Themas, Carl-Martin Keerberg

Study on gender and sexual harassment at institutions of higher education (2019)
Commissioned by Eesti Üliõpilaskondade Liit
Team: Aivi Themas, Siim Espenberg

Mid-term evaluation of the marketing programm "Research in Estonia" (2018-2019, full text in Estonian)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Maie Kiisel, Andu Rämmer

The analysis of productivity, value added and economic impact of construction industry (2018)
Commissioned by Ministry of Economic Affaris and Communications 
Team: Tarmo Puolokainen, Kaia Kask, Andres Võrk, Uku Varblane, Kaidi Nõmmela, Jaanus Veemaa

Innove and Rajaleidja brand communication study (2018)
Commissioned by SA Innove
Team: Kaidi Nõmmela, Aivi Themas, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Andres Kuusik, Tanel Mehine

Support to the modernisation of Household Budget Survey (HBS) and Time Use Survey (TUS) (2018)
Commissioned by Eurostat
Team: Uku Varblane, Siim Espenberg

Developing an evaluation model to assess prevention measures (2017-2018, summary; homepage: www.evaprem.eufull text)
Commissioned by Euroopa Komisjon, DG Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
Team: Tarmo Puolokainen, Uku Varblane

Study on the progress of smart specialisation priority areas (2018)
Commissioned by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kaidi Nõmmela, Uku Varblane, Jaan Masso, Kadri Lees, Veiko Sepp
In Cooperation with Technopolis Group Eesti, Tallinn University of Technology

Applying different evaluation and feedback systems for supporting the diversal development of pupils (2018)
Commissioned by Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Merli Aksen, Maria Jürimäe, Kaidi Nõmmela, Ele Vool, Julia Eskor, Kärt Saarsen, Silver Sillak, Helen Urmann

Design use in Estonian enterprises and state-owned NGOs and foundations (2018)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Uku Varblane, Tarmo Puolokainen, Elsa Trumm, Jaanus Veemaa

Participation in the youth work by 19-26-year-old youth (2018)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Maie Kiisel, Kärt Saarsen, Merli Aksen, Kaidi Nõmmela
In Cooperation with Center of Applied Antropology of Estonia

The participation of Estonian enterprises in the global and local value chains (2018, final report in Estonian)
Commissioned by: The Estonian Foresight Centre
Team: Andres Võrk, Uku Varblane, Taavi Unt

Cleveron Job Satisfaction Survey (2018)
Commissioned by: Cleveron AS
Team: Aivi Themas, Elsa Trumm

Expectations of the interest groups of the forestry development plan (2018)
Commissioned by: Estonian University of Life Sciences
Team: Maie Kiisel, Meriliis Kasemets, Hans Hõrak

Youth Participation in Decision Making (2017-2018)
Commissioned by Estonian Youth Work Centre
Team: Merli Aksen, Kärt Saarsen, Maarika Lukk, Maie Kiisel, Helleka Koppel, Jaanika Jaanits, Helelyn Tammsaar, Liina Rajaveer, Dagmar Narusson
In Cooperation with The Centre of Applied Anthropology of Estonia

Financial guarantee funds as tools of environmental responsibility (2017-2018)
Commissioned by: Ministry of the Environment
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Maie Kiisel, Merli Aksen, Tarmo Puolokainen, Riho Mõtlep, Uku Varblane, Elsa Trumm, Martin Vipp

Investigating the relationship between the size of the pharmaceutical market, the number of marketing authorization holders / marketing authorizations and the prices of medicines, and policy measures (2017-2018)
Commissioned by: Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Elvo Themas, Aivi Themas, Raul-Allan Kiivet, Liis Rooväli

Analysis of the curriculum of the security science of the Sisekaitseakadeemia (Estonian Academy of Security Sciences) (2018)
Commissioned by: Estonian Academy of Security Sciences
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Kaidi Nõmmela

Evaluation of indicator system of the Töötukassa and developing aggregate indicator for Töötukassa (2017-2018)
Commissioned by Eesti Töötukassa
Team: Andres Võrk, Kerly Espenberg, Elsa Trumm, Merli Aksen, Kadri Lees

Development, testing and analysis of a monitoring methodology for local public services levels (2017)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa
In cooperation with Geomedia

Developing methodology for evaluating performance of research equipment and infrastructure (2017)
Commissioned by Estonia Research Council
Team: Siim Espenberg, Elvo Themas, Tarmo Puolokainen, Kaia Kask, Edgar Hamburg

Implementation of activities of the task 3.3. "Improved Blue RIS3 Implementation Plan" of the "Smart Blue Region" INTERREG project (2017, review)
Commissioned by Governent of the Ida-Viru County
Team: Uku Varblane, Garri Raagmaa

Epidemiological study of suicides in Estonia during 2006-2015 (2017-2018)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Raul-Allan Kiivet, Heti Pisarev, Merli Aksen, Kadri Suija, Anneli Uusküla, Liis Rooväli

The analysis of the public financing principles and data of the voluntary sector organisations (2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Maie Kiisel, Märten Veskimäe, Jaanus Veemaa, Kadri Lees
In cooperation with Network of Estonian Nonprofit Organizations (NENO)

Development of course of actions for mapping and evaluation of ecosystem services (2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Environment Agency
Team: Tõnu Oja, Anneli Palo, Jaanus Veemaa, Uku Varblane

Study about corruption and fraud in Estonian education system (2016-2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Gerly Tamm, Merli Aksen, Aare Kasemets, Jaan Ginter, Kadri Rootalu, Hasso Kukemelk, Elvo Themas

NEET U - Re-mobilizing experienced and resourceful seniors as NEET brokers to help young people change depressed NEET situations (2015-2018)
Commissioned by European Commission (Erasmus+)
Team: Imbi Kaunismaa, Marek Sammul, Tarmo Puolokainen, Olena Nedozhogina
In cooperation with Pistes Solidaires (France), University of Chester (UK), Fondazione Risorsa Donna (Italy), Asociaţia de Consultanţă şi Consiliere Economico-Socială “Oltenia” (Romania), Ekonomski Institut Maribor, Ekonomske Raziskave In Podjetnistvo D.O.O. (Slovenia), Associazione Centro Studi Città di Foligno (Italy), Fundación Pere Tarrés (Spain), Working with Europe (Spain)

Victim protection and treatment survey (2017)
Commissioned by Ministry of Justice
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Maie Kiisel, Maarika Lukk, Anneli Soo, Aivi Themas, Elvo Themas, Anneli Villenthal

Research on Internationalization (2017)
Commissioned by Redeem Nordics OÜ
Team: Uku Varblane, Hans Hõrak

The compilation of the methodology of evaluation of financing mechanisms of Estonian NGOs and the implementation of the first evaluation (2017)
Commissioned by Ministry of the Interior
Team: Maie Kiisel, Märten Veskimäe, Jaan Aps 

Survey "Spatial and strategic planning of development, including regional level functions in directing spatial development" (2017)
Commissioned by Ministry of Finance
Team: Veiko Sepp
In cooperation with Irbis Konsultatsioonid, Hendrikson & Ko

Analysis of e-cigarette use (2017)
Commissioned by The Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
Team: Kerly Espenberg

Shrinking regions and innovative solutions: entrepreneurship, employment and the accessibility of services (2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa

The analysis of the Social Enterpreneurship Support System (2017)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Maie Kiisel, Jaanus Veemaa, Olena Nedozhogina, Kadri Lees, Mervi Raudsaar

The outcomes of the doctoral studies of former and present doctoral students of the University of Tartu from 2010 to 2017 (2017)
Commissioned by the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu
Team: Hans Hõrak, Maie Kiisel, Merli Aksen, Anneli Villenthal, Ellen Müil

Methodology of "Study in Estonia" market researches (2017)
Commissioned by Archimedes Foundation
Team: Veiko Sepp, Imbi Kaunismaa

Industrial Relations in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges Ahead of Economic Recovery (2016-2017, final report)
Commissioned by European Commission, DG Employment
Team: Uku Varblane, Kerly Espenberg, Olena Nedozhogina, Piia Pruks

Public health program evaluation (2016–2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Aivi Themas, Liis Rooväli, Kerli Müürisepp, Theresa Madubuko, Elvo Themas, Kadri Soo
In cooperation with Technopolis Group Eesti

Smart Cities for Knowledge Based Societies in Central Eastern Europe (2014-2017, final report: the case of Annelinn)
Commissioned by Swiss National Science Foundation
Team: Kadri Leetmaa, Kadi Mägi, Johanna Holvandus, Uku Varblane, Kristiina Tõnnisson

Analysis "The future of work - new trends and solutions" (2017)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Johanna Vallistu, Merle Erikson, Katre Eljas-Taal, Rene Tampel, Henri Ratnik, Reda Nausedaite, Merli Aksen, Piia Pruks, Irene Mandl, Kaia Philips, Raul Eamets
In cooperation with Technopolis Group Eesti

Survey about Estonian language status (2016-2017, summary)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Maarika Lukk, Kadri Koreinik, Virve Vihman, Anneli Villenthal, Kristjan Kaldur, Nastja Pertšjonok, Kats Kivistik, Martin Jaigma
In cooperation with Institute of Baltic Studies

Briefing note "The social and employment situation in Estonia & Priorities of the Estonian Presidency" (2017, final report)
Commissioned by European Parliament
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Kadri Lees, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini

The preliminary analysis for the project application to INTERREG Central-Baltic Programme 2014-2020 (Well Connected Region) (2016-2017)
Commissioned by Ida-Viru County Government
Team: Veiko Sepp

Services for new immigrants in Estonia: methodology development (2016-2017)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Märten Veskimäe, Gerly Tamm, Maie Kiisel, Kadri Lees, Olena Nedozhogina, Jaanus Veemaa, Siim Espenberg, Karl-Hendrik Pallo

Development of business environment in the city of Tartu (2016-2017)
Commissioned by Tartu City Government
Team: Garri Raagmaa, Uku Varblane, Jaak Kliimask, Laura Altin, Jaan Urb

SINU nutikas areng (Your smart development): social rehabilitation program for elderly people (over 60 years old) with mild cognitive function disorder (2016-2017)
Commissioned by Astangu Kutserehabilitatsiooni Keskus
Team: Gerly Tamm, Margus Ennok, Kätlin Juurik, Kadri Paal, Valentina Rannikmaa, Ülle Lepik, Helgi Kolk, Aaro Nursi, Liisa Kolk, Heiki Kasemägi, Miia Sulg, Mari-Liisa Taaler, Maarika Lukk, Uku Varblane
Carried out by the Foundation Tartu Mental Health Care Centre in cooperation with the Centre for Applied Social Sciences of Tartu University and Tartu University Hospital

Developing the conception and the measuring tools to assess the satisfaction of different educational levels (2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Maarika Lukk, Äli Leijen, Marek Sammul, Anni Tamm, Merli Aksen, Aivi Themas, Liina Adov, Piia Pruks, Helen Urmann

Analysis of taxing the packages based on packages Life Cycle Assesment (LCA) (2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Imbi Kaunismaa, Jaanus Veemaa, Merli Aksen, Helen Poltimäe, Harri Moora, Velda Buldas, Elvo Themas

Methodology for measuring the effects of Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) in Estonia (2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Gerly Tamm, Siim Espenberg

Hobby education, hobby activity, and youth workers in local municipalities (2016, summary)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Anneli Villenthal, Jaanus Veemaa, Piret Talur, Maria Žuravljova, Uku Varblane, Imbi Kaunismaa

Innovative and sustainable delivery of services in sparsely populated peripheral areas (2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Veiko Sepp, Jaanus Veemaa

Study of the alumni of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu (2016)
Commissioned by Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu
Team: Aivi Themas, Imbi Kaunismaa

The analysis of relevance and timeliness of the strategy „Sustainable Estonia 21“ (2016)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Veiko Sepp, Siim Espenberg, Avo Trumm, Mare Ainsaar, Külliki Seppel, Piret Kuldna, Mari Jüssi, Harri Moora, Helen Poltimäe, Uku Varblane
In cooperation with Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn

The opportunity analysis for smart specialisation and blue growth of Ida-Viru County (2016)
Commissioned by Ida-Viru County Government
Team: Uku Varblane, Garri Raagmaa, Imbi Kaunismaa

The analysis of curricula of Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu (2016)
Commissioned by Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu
Team: Uku Varblane, Aivi Themas, Märten Veskimäe, Olga Bogdanova

The substance dependence treatment and rehabilitation in Estonia among substance dependent offenders (2015-2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Gerly Tamm, Ave Talu, Anna Markina, Anneli Villenthal, Siim Espenberg, Jouni Tourunen, Uku Varblane

Innove and Rajaleidja brand communication study (2016)
Commissioned by Foundation Innove
Team: Uku Varblane, Andres Kuusik, Tanel Mehine

Analysis of the preconditions and obstacles to internationalization of studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences (2016)
Commissioned by the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Tartu
Team: Veiko Sepp, Tiina Jaksman, Pille Ivask

The mapping and defining the metrics characterizing Estonian horse industry (2015-2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs
Team: Imbi Kaunismaa, Jaanus Veemaa, Tarmo Puolokainen, Uku Varblane, Merli Aksen, Raul Eamets

Crime prevention at the local level in Estonia (2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Veiko Sepp, Märten Veskimäe, Anneli Kann, Merli Aksen, Elvo Themas

The study of economy and business in Harju County (2016)
Commissioned by Harju County Entrepreneurship and Development Consultancy
Team: Maarika Lukk, Uku Varblane, Epp Kõster, Siim Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Piia Pruks

Adaptation of a Teacher Self-Efficacy Scale (2016)
Commissioned by National Institute for Health Development
Team: Gerly Tamm, Kristi Kõiv, Ülle Türk, Irina Külmoja, Merle Taimalu, Kenn Konstabel, Dmitri Rozgonjuk, Sergei Agajev, Natalja Zagura, Galina Podberjoznaja

Conducting and analysing focus group discussions (2015-2016) in the framework of the study „Content and audience of the Estonian cultural media“ (2014-2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Culture
Team: Peeter Vihalemm, Anneli Kann, Imbi Kaunismaa, Merli Aksen

The cost-benefit analysis of creating the opportunities for equine veterinary inspection on Narva border checkpoint (2015-2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs
Team: Jaanus Veemaa, Imbi Kaunismaa, Maarika Lukk, Tarmo Puolokainen

Applying workplace-based learning management models in vocational education (2015-2016)
Commissioned by Foundation Innove
Team: Tarmo Puolokainen, Imbi Kaunismaa, Marek Sammul, Nele Nutt, Aivi Themas, Merli Aksen, Elvo Themas

The analysis of the family-based substitute care training program PRIDE (2015)
Commissioned by National Institute for Health Development
Team: Gerly Tamm, Anneli Kann, Tarmo Puolokainen, Uku Varblane, Merle Linno, Siim Espenberg

Development and initial implementation of equality measurement model (2015)
Commissioned by Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner
Team: Kadri Lees, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Marek Sammul, Katrin Humal, Katri Lamesoo, Jaanus Veemaa, Anneli Kann, Kerly Espenberg, Uku Varblane, Triin Roosalu

Evaluation of the impact of climate change and design of adaptation measures for the priority fields of Estonian strategy of adaptation to climate changes (2014-2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Environmental Research Centre
Team: Marek Sammul, Uku Varblane, Johanna Vallistu, Antti Roose, Kadi Timpmann, Kadri Ukrainski, Kaia Kask, Kati Orru, Liina Joller, Maie Kiisel, Merli Aksen, Peep Mardiste, Priit Sander, Siim Espenberg, Tarmo Puolokainen

Survey "Abuse on children and young people in Estonia" (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Maarika Lukk, Gerly Tamm, Dagmar Kutsar, Kadri Soo, Kerly Espenberg, Mai Beilmann, Mare Ainsaar, Merli Aksen, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Triinu Arak

Centres of translational medicine and clinical studies in Europe and North-America (2010)
Commissioned by the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine of the University of Tartu
Team: Siim Espenberg, Maarja-Liisa Oitsalu

Health care workers' reasons for leaving (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Aivi Themas, Merli Aksen, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Elvo Themas, Uku Varblane

The survey of basic education and childcare (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Aivi Themas, Merli Aksen, Tarmo Puolokainen, Kadri Soo, Häli Tarum, Triin Lauri, Liina Reisberg, Elvo Themas

Rehabilitation program for retention of independent functioning after stroke in elderly (65+) (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Social Insurance Board
Team: Gerly Tamm, Dagmar Narusson, Aaro Nursi, Monika Palu-Laeks, Margus Ennok, Kadri Paal, Ülle Lepik, Valentina Rannikmaa, Laura Leht, Maarika Lukk, Jaanus Veemaa, Triinu Arak
In cooperation with Foundation Tartu Mental Health Care Centre

Feedback on Public Health Master Studies in the University of Tartu (2015)
Commissioned by the Department of Public Health of the University of Tartu
Team: Aivi Themas, Maarika Lukk

The impact evaluation of "Compatriots Programme" (2014-2015, summary)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Uku Varblane, Merli Aksen, Kertu Aruoja, Kadri Lees, Maarja Käger, Marek Sammul, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Merit Tatar, Aivi Themas

Internet addiction of children: prevalence and intervention (2013-2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Maarika Lukk, Margus Tõnissaar, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Oliivia Võrk, Karin Täht, Dmitri Rozgonjuk, Aire Leppik
In cooperation with National Institute for Health Development

The analysis of implementation of Estonian Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) Strategy 2007-2013 (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Kadri Ukrainski, Tõnis Tänav, Aleksei Kelli, Uku Varblane, Johanna Vallistu
In cooperation with Tallinn Technical University

Comparative analysis of principles used in primary health care (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Health Insurance Fund
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kerly Espenberg

Evaluation of the needs to primary health care geographic access and development of primary health care optimal arrangement model (2013-2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Veiko Sepp, Katrin Humal, Pille Saar, Laura Kivi, Tarmo Puolokainen, Elvo Themas, Kerly Espenberg, Anneli Rätsep, Diana Ingerainen, Ruth Kalda, Kaja Loodla, Merli Aksen, Kadri Lees, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Märt Ristmäe, Uku Varblane
In cooperation with Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tartu and Estonian Primary Care Association

Analysis and reccommendations on Estonian research organisations participation in joint programming initiative (ocean, climate, water topics) activities (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Environment
Team: Margit Säre, Aija Kosk, Maarika Lukk, Marek Sammul, Uku Varblane

Evaluating the civil risks related to the E-residency project (2015)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Maarja Torga, Kerly Espenberg

Competence survey in the field of road construction (2014-2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Asphalt Pavement Association
Team: Tarmo Puolokainen, Kadri Lees, Uku Varblane, Irma Estra, Mare Johandi, Ilmar Link

The study about private and public services' spatial location and ensuring the availability of services and handling in county planning (2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Veiko Sepp, Tarmo Kivi, Tarmo Puolokainen, Taivo Tali, Elvo Themas, Ülle Valgma

Comparative study of evidence-based intervention programs aimed at drug addicted offenders (2014-2015)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Inga Karton, Tarmo Puolokainen, Elvo Themas

Survey of Estonian men's attitude and behaviour: health, education, employment, migration and family formation (2014-2015)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Aivi Themas, Mare Ainsaar, Marek Sammul, Kadri Soo, Häli Tarum, Anneli Uusküla, Reigo Hendrikson, Triinu Arak, Kerly Espenberg, Uku Varblane

Study about first year students of the University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and Tallinn University (2014)
Commissioned by the Marketing and Communication Office of the University of Tartu
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Kadri Lees, Mai Beilmann, Marek Sammul, Merli Aksen, Sille Vahaste-Pruul

Registered unemployed not seeking for a job in Estonia (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Merli Aksen, Kadri Lees, Gaabriel Tavits, Sille Vahaste-Pruul

Review of the CBSS Expert Group on Sustainable Development – Baltic 21 (2014)
Commissioned by Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)
Team: Siim Espenberg, Marek Sammul, Merli Aksen
In cooperation with CPD OÜ

Rehabilitation program for men who are convicted for domestic violence (2013-2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Oliver Nahkur, Mai Beilmann
In cooperation with MTÜ Vägivallast Vabaks

Families where parents are working abroad and children living in Estonia: best practices and potential risks (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Merli Aksen, Liis Arrak, Kadri Lees, Sille Vahaste-Pruul

Evaluation of projects supported from the measure "Increasing the Supply of Qualified Labour" (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Marek Sammul, Aivi Themas, Elvo Themas, Sille Vahaste-Pruul, Uku Varblane

Interruptions in university studies: reasons and prevention measures based on the examples the EU member states (2014)
Financed by Estonian Ministry of Education and Science
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Merli Aksen, Mai Beilmann, Sille Vahaste, Terje  Loogus, Uta Kührt

Economic Crisis: Resilience of Regions (2012-2014)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Uku Varblane, Veiko Sepp, Sille Vahaste, Johanna Aasamets
In cooperation with Cardiff University

Assessing childcare services in Europe (2014)
Commissioned by Public Policy Management Institute Group, UAB
Team: Mai Beilmann

The impact of public support to rural pharmacies and pharmacy services survival (2014)
Commissioned by Chancellery of the Riigikogu
Team: Raul-Allan Kiivet, Marika Žmenja, Tarmo Puolokainen, Katrin Humal, Elvo Themas

Legal analysis of Estonian Rescue Board's sphere of activity (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Rescue Board
Team: Triinu Rauk, Tuuli Hansen, Kerly Espenberg

Analysis of smart specialisation opportunities in Ida-Virumaa (2014)
Commissioned by Ida-Viru County Government
Team: Uku Varblane, Alo Lilles, Jaan Looga, Aivo Ülper

The development of smart specialication strategy for Tartu and South-Estonia (2014)
Commissioned by Tartu Science Park
Team: Garri Raagmaa, Uku Varblane, Jaan Looga, Alo Lilles, Karl Viiol, Raigo Ernits

Analysis of gender pay gaps in the framework of the project "Better availability of pay gaps" (2014)
Commissioned by Statistics Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Merli Aksen, Kadri Lees, Tarmo Puolokainen

Study of the alumni of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Tartu (2014)
Commissioned by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Tartu
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas

The evaluation of horizontal themes in ESF’s priority axis "Good-quality and long working life" (2013-2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Aivi Themas, Elvo Themas, Marek Sammul, Siim Espenberg, Sille Vahaste, Uku Varblane

Overview of financing and analysis of principles of dental care and prevention of dental diseases (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Health Insurance Fund
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Katrin Humal, Kadri Lees

Internal security in development documents of local governments and in election platforms of parliament parties (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Oliver Nahkur, Jane Saluorg, Elvo Themas

The assessment of visit-area projects of the regional competitiveness measure (2013-2014)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Garri Raagmaa
In cooperation with CPD OÜ

Analysis of the pension system costs of the active servicemen in 20 years perspective (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Defence
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Tarmo Puolokainen, Kadri Lees

Study "Transition of Labor Conditions in Temporary Agency Work" (2013-2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Tarmo Puolokainen, Uku Varblane, Raul Eamets, Merle Muda

Ex-ante impact analysis of Children Protection Act (2013)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Judit Strömpl, Merle Linno, Kati Valma, Katrin Laur, Kiira Nauts, Kadri Lees

Evidence-based programs for children with serious behavioral problems and their families, a comparative study (2013-2014, executive summary)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Inga Karton, Tarmo Puolokainen, Elvo Themas

Study on parental custody (2013)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Mai Beilmann, Sille Vahaste, Triin Göttig, Triin Uusen-Nacke

The renewal and analysis of methodology for calculating the cost of raising a child (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Uku Varblane, Marek Sammul, Ene-Margit Tiit

Evaluation of measure "Promotion of gender equality" (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Marek Sammul, Sille Vahaste, Uku Varblane, Katri Lamesoo, Kristina Reinsalu

Survey: Eurostudent V (2013)
Commissioned by Archimedes Foundation
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Mai Beilmann, Marek Sammul, Sille Vahaste, Uku Varblane, Kadri Lees, Oliver Nahkur, Anne Aidla, Raul Eamets

Corruption risks in applying the resources of the European Union (2013)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Maarika Muuga

Analysis of the work and family responsibilities by non-Estonians (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Andu Rämmer, Ave Roots, Kadri Soo, Kairi Kasearu, Laur Lilleoja, Mare Ainsaar, Triin Vihalemm

Analysis of labour contracts and evaluation of work quality of teaching and research staff in Europe (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Tarmo Puolokainen, Kadri Lees

Patient satisfaction survey 2012 (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Team: Uku Varblane

Preparation of the process and effectiveness of the mid-term evaluation of project “Empowering Civil Society and Public Health System to Fight Tuberculosis Epidemic Among Vulnerable Groups – TUBIDU”, the conduction of the mid-term evaluation (2013)
Commissioned by National Institute for Health Development
Team: Veiko Sepp, Tõnis Karki, Kerly Espenberg

Study on the the effective use of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in preventing early school leaving (ESL) (2013, final report; 2014, impact of professional development on quality of service in early childhood education)
Commissioned by Public Policy Management Institute Group, UAB
Team: Mai Beilmann

Teleworking: a new way of working and living (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Sille Vahaste
In cooperation with Centre for Economic Development in Bulgaria

Estonian possibilities for moving towards competitive low carbon economy by 2050 (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Environment
Team: Siim Espenberg, Ülo Mander, Janika Laht
In cooperation with Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn and Estonian Fund for Nature

Current state and development plans of databases of professional doctoral associations (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Research Council
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Sandra Räim, Sille Vahaste, Siim Espenberg

Impact analysis of environmental taxes (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Environment
Team: Siim Espenberg, Marek Sammul, Elvo Themas
In cooperation with Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn

Development of planning models and specification of optimal weights of the prevention in the field of rescue, safety supervision and rescue services in sparsely populated areas (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Tarmo Puolokainen, Uku Varblane

The study "Reasons of leaving vocational training" (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Mai Beilmann, Elvo Themas, Angela Jakobson, Kenn Konstabel, Anita Kärner, Hasso Kukemelk, Marge Täks
In cooperation with CPD OÜ

Analysis of Estonian governmental and regional cooperation needs (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of the Interior
Team: Veiko Sepp, Andra Männisalu, Marianne Lepik, Vootele Päi, Tarmo Puolokainen, Siim Espenberg, Garri Raagmaa

Promotion of the development of industrial relations in the new EU member states and candidate countries (2012-2013)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Sille Vahaste, Raul Eamets
In cooperation with Centre for Economic Development in Bulgaria

Analysis of the labour disputes (2012)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Gaabriel Tavits, Karolyn Krillo, Reelika Haljasmäe, Rene Hallemaa, Vahur-Peeter Liin

Gender inequality in Tallinn Services Academy (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Tallinna Services Academy
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Maarika Muuga, Kairi Talves

Cost-effectiveness of blood transfusion services (2012)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Raul-Allan Kiivet, Janika Alloja, Kerly Espenberg

Elderly in the labour market (2012)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Sille Vahaste, Marek Sammul, Reelika Haljasmäe

Mapping of places of work in City of Tartu (2012)
Commissioned by Tartu City Government
Team: Uku Varblane, Tarmo Puolokainen, Sille Vahaste

Health survey analysis of the locality by the counties and types of local government (2012)
Commissioned by National Institute for Health Development
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Jürgen Lina, Tarmo Puolokainen, Oliver Nahkur, Elvo Themas, Maarika Muuga, Mai Beilmann, Marek Sammul, Siim Espenberg, Uku Varblane, Veiko Sepp

Analysis of the European Survey on Language Competences (2012)
Commissioned by Foundation Innove
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Sille Vahaste, Johanna Aasamets, Katrin Humal, Aivi Themas, Anita Kärner, Maria Jürimäe

Alumni study of Viljandi Culture Academy 1992-2009 (2011-2012)
Commissioned by Viljandi Culture Academy of the University of Tartu
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas

Mapping of Estonia's service economy (2012)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Uku Varblane, Kerly Espenberg, Jaan Masso, Kalev Kaarna, Kärt Rõigas

Mapping the public procurement field in order to aid innovative and sustainable public procurements and joint procurements (2012)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Elvo Themas, Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Johanna Aasamets, Uku Varblane, Indrek Ots, Inga Varamäe-Tamm, Tuuli Ilula

Development of trade unions in the NMS of the EU and candidate member states (2011-2012)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas
In cooperation with European Trade Union Institute

Ex-Post Evaluation of the Cohesion Fund: Management & Implementation (2011-2012)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Siim Espenberg, Sille Vahaste, Johanna Aasamets
In cooperation with University of Strathclyde, Fraser Associates

Victims and witnesses in offence procedures (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kerly Krillo, Astrid Ojasoon, Sten Lind, Terje Maurer

Alumni study of the University of Tartu 2010 (2011)
Commissioned by University of Tartu
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Janika Alloja, Katrin Humal, Johanna Aasamets, Elvo Themas, Aivi Themas

Study of civic education and volunteer work based on European Social Survey (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Uku Varblane, Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas

The need for the training among social care workers (2011)
Commissioned by Tallinn Pedagogical College
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Elvo Themas, Aivi Themas

Mid-term evaluation of structural assistance for 2007-2013 (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Siim Espenberg, Jaan Looga, Johanna Aasamets,Elvo Themas, Janika Alloja, Kerly Espenberg
In cooperation with CPD OÜ

Analysis of the career services (2011)
Commissioned by Foundation Innove
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Sille Vahaste, Elvo Themas, Piret Tatunts, Anita Kärner

National mobility of the working force (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Katrin Humal, Uku Varblane, Janika Alloja

Biotechnology curricula analysis of University of Tartu and Tallinn University of Technology (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Biotechnology Association
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Elvo Themas

Comparative study on the visions and options for Cohesion Policy after 2013 (2011)
Commissioned by European Parliament
Team: Siim Espenberg, Sille Vahaste
In cooperation with University of Strathclyde

European analysis of provisions and practices of national, regional and local public authorities in support of restructuring (2011)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Sille Vahaste, Kerly Espenberg
In cooperation with Association ASTREES

Corruption in health care system (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Raul-Allan Kiivet, Janika Alloja, Kerly Espenberg

Study of labour force in the energy industry (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Union of the Electricity Industry
Team: Raul Eamets, Janika Alloja, Kerly Espenberg, Jaanika Meriküll, Raavo Konsa
In cooperation with Praxis

Study of industrial relations of the institutions of state and municipalities (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Raul Eamets, Janika Alloja, Kerly Espenberg, Aivi Themas, Sille Vahaste
In cooperation with Praxis

Study of Estonian industry of machinery (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Enterprise Estonia
Team: Urmas Varblane, Kristo Karjust, Kaspar Koov, Kerly Krillo, Kaia Lõun, Jaan Masso, Kadri Ukrainski, Uku Vablane

Evaluation of the consultation services and trainings of the programme "Welfare measures in support of finding work 2007–2009" (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Janika Alloja, Kerly Krillo
In cooperation with AS Ernst&Young Baltics

Analysis about the possibilities to use interRAI methodology (2010)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Siim Espenberg, Jüri Kõre, Reeli Sirotkina, Miia Sultsmann, Maarika Tisler, Anu Ilp
In cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers

Innovational activity in Estonian enterprises in 2006-2008 (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Urmas Varblane, Jaan Masso, Kadri Ukrainski, Uku Varblane
In cooperation with Technopolis Group and Praxis

Evaluation of I.S.E. project (2010-2011)
Commissioned by National Institute for Health Development
Team: Andra Siibak, Kerly Krillo, Lauri Veski

Study of alumni of Estonian institutions of higher education (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Archimedes Foundation
Team: Raul Eamets, Anita Kärner, Andu Rämmer, Kerly Krillo, Lauri Veski

Evaluation of scholarship programme of Archimedes for doctorate students (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Archimedes Foundation
Team: Veronika Kalmus, Kerly Krillo, Oliver Pagel, Priit Vahter, Siim Espenberg

The impact of non-taxation of corporate retained earnings on investments and economic development (2009-2010)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Jaanika Meriküll, Jaan Masso, Priit Vahter, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with Praxis

The Objective of Economic and Social Cohesion In the Economic Policies of Member States (2010)
Commissioned by European Commission
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with University of Strathclyde

Study for national R&D programme for healthcare (2010)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kenn Konstabel, Hans Orru, Kati Orru, Janika Alloja

Development plan for civil society 2011-2014 (2010)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Kerly Krillo
In cooperation with Eesti Mittetulundusühenduste ja Sihtasutuste Liit, E-Riigi Akadeemia, OÜ Geomedia, Heateo Sihtasutus, Kaubandus-Tööstuskoda, Kodanikühiskonna Sihtkapital, Poliitikauuringute Keskus PRAXIS, Siseministeerium, Vabatahtliku Tegevuse Arenduskeskus, experts Mare Räis, Maris Jõgeva, Hille Hinsberg

Centres of translational medicine in Europe and North-America (2010)
Commissioned by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tartu
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kärt Seer

Estimating the impact of mandatory use of primary fire extinguishers in houses (2009-2010)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Liis Lill, Siim Espenberg

Network of trust of Foundation Domus Dorpatensis (2009-2010)
Commissioned by Kodanikuühiskonna Sihtkapital
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Aare Kasemets; Virve Vihman, Aune Valk, Aivi Ross, Rein Murakas, Andu Rämmer, Jelena Jedomskihh, Lauri Veski
In cooperation with Foundation Domus Dorpatensis

Survey of the care load of disabled people and their family members (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs
Team: Siim Espenberg, Kadri Soo, Dagmar Kutsar, Aare Kasemets
In cooperation with Saar Poll OÜ

Analysis of the National Strategic Planning and Management (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Aare Kasemets, Kerly Krillo, Siim Espenberg
In cooperation with Geomedia OÜ

Applied interdisciplinary education studies and databases for knowledge-based politics and economy (2009)
Commissioned by SA Archimedes
Team: Aare Kasemets, Anita Kärner, Väino Puura, Rein Murakas, Indrek Seppo, Taimi Nilson, Karmo Kroos, Lauri Veski, Vello Veltmann, Kärt Vajakas

Indicators of the cooperation on the level of local governments in the concept of Estonian civil society development (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Kristiina Tõnnisson, Kristina Reinsalu
In cooperation with the University of Tallinn

Indicators related to the activities of governmental organisations in the concept of Estonian civil society development (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Interior
Team: Aare Kasemets, Ülle Lepp
In cooperation with the University of Tallinn

Overview of the assessments of Estonian officials about the grounds of interests and coalitions of the EU member states and Estonia (2009)
Commissioned by the University of Tartu
Team: Julia Malev, Ulrika Hurt, Mart Pechter, Raul Markus, Viljar Veebel

The activities of Estonian members of the European Parliament in the field of EU development cooperation 2006-2008 (2009)
Commissioned by FEST programme
Team: Viljar Veebel, Eveli Kuuse, Ulrika Hurt, Joel Hirv, Raul Markus

Overview of methodologies for impact assessment of strategical documents (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Government Office
Team: Aare Kasemets

Parental rights (2009)
Commissioned by the Data Protection Inspectorate
Team: Dagmar Kutsar, Jüri Ginter, Aare Kasemets

Study of analysing the need of labour force and training to move towards knowledge-based economy (2008-2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Raul Eamets, Jaanika Meriküll, Hanna Kanep, Kaia Philips, Aare Kasemets

Study of methodology of competition situation analysis (2008-2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Jüri Sepp, Indrek Seppo, Diana Eerma, Kalle Määtta, Aare Kasemets

Comparative analysis of the curricula of European Studies (2008)
Commissioned by the University of Tartu
Team: Silja Lehtpuu, Katrin Pihor, Viljar Veebel, Ulrika Hurt, Tuuli Luik

Analysis of economic impacts of the draft Auditing Act (2008)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Justice
Team: Oliver Lukason, Katrin Pihor

Analysis and recommendation for organising the studies and research of the EuroCollege according to the results of the study analysing the need of follow-up training for the officials participating in EU decision processes 2008-2012 (2008)
Commissioned by the University of Tartu
Team: Viljar Veebel, Ulrika Hurt, Jaan Urb, Andero Adamson, Lauri Veski, Piret Ehin

Comparative analysis of the master programmes of European Studies (2008)
Commissioned by the University of Tartu
Team: Silja Lehtpuu, Katrin Pihor, Viljar Veebel, Ulrika Hurt, Tuuli Luik

Study of analysing the need of follow-up training for the officials participating in EU decision processes 2008-2012 (2008)
Commissioned by Estonian Government Office
Team: Piret Ehin, Viljar Veebel, Andu Rämmer, Ulrika Hurt, Lauri Luht, Tuuli Luik, Jaan Urb, Kadri Uus, Lauri Veski

 

Trainings and consultations

Accrual budgeting for experts in public sector (2015-2016)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Maarika Lukk, Toomas Haldma, Juta Tikk, Priit Sander, Karin Liikane

Active participation in EU decision processes (2014)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Denis Colfer

Active participation in EU decision processes (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Projektimeeskond: Kerly Espenberg, Maarika Muuga, Denis Colfer

Accrual budgeting in public sector (2013)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Maarika Muuga, Toomas Haldma, Veikko Kapsta, Kertu Lääts, Priit Sander, Mark Kantšukov

In-service training and development of study materials of the European Union (2012-2013)
Commissioned by Government Office of Estonia
Team: Peep Mardiste
In cooperation with Tallinn University

Training of financial accounting and analysis (2012)
Commissioned by Environmental Investment Centre
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Toomas Haldma, Ulvi Sloog, Priit Sander, Mark Kantšukov

Training for writing memos (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Siim Espenberg, Jonatan Vseviov, Triin Visnapuu, Mariin Ratnik, Märt Hiietamm, Daniel Vaarik

Qualification plan for auditors (2010-2011)
Commissioned by National Audit Office of Estonia
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Berit Aaviksoo, Ene Andresen, Carri Ginter, Villu Kõve, Tõnu Oja, Vallo Olle, Garri Raagmaa, Gaabriel Tavits, Ene-Margit Tiit, Triin Vihalemm, Urmas Volens, Andres Vutt

Developing the training program and providing training seminars of financial accounting and financial analysis to public servants (2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Toomas Haldma, Ulvi Sloog, Priit Sander

Enhancing skills of national experts participating in EU decision-making process (2010-2011)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Finance
Team: Kerly Espenberg, Gert Antsu, Marika Linntam, Denis Colfer

Training of development plans for institutions of applied higher educations (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
Team: Aare Kasemets
In cooperation with Geomedia OÜ

Basic training of better legislative drafting and assessment of impacts of legal acts (2009)
Commissioned by Estonian Government Office
Team: Aare Kasemets, Raul Narits, Mare Ainsaar, Rein Ahas, Tõnu Oja, Avo Trumm, Aare Pere, Kerly Krillo, Maie Kiisel, Andrus Saar, Mait Palts jt

Methodology of studying the quality of public services and the satisfaction customer segments in the framework of the development plan of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (2008)
Commissioned by Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Team: Aare Kasemets, Kalev Petti
In cooperation with Faktum Ariko

Methodology of involvement and assessment of social, economic, administrative and budgetary impacts of draft laws and changing the act of courts (2008)
Commissioned by Eesti Kohtunikuabide Ühing
Team: Aare Kasemets

Analysis of e-cigarette use

The compilation of the methodology of evaluation of financing mechanisms of Estonian NGOs and the implementation of the first evaluation

Analysis of the curriculum of the security science of the Sisekaitseakadeemia (Estonian Academy of Security Sciences)

Investigating the relationship between the size of the pharmaceutical market, the number of marketing authorization holders / marketing authorizations and the prices of medicines, and policy measures


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