Unemployment and evolving labor markets in Central and Eastern Europe



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  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern

Subjects:

  • Unemployment -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Unemployment -- Europe, Eastern -- Statistics.,
  • Labor market -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Manpower policy -- Europe, Eastern.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Monthly Labor Review • October 41 Book Reviews The European Union and its new members Industrial relations in Central and Eastern Europe/Transformation and integration/A comparison of the eight new EU member states. Edited by Heribert Kohl and Hans-Wolfgang Platzer (translated by Pete Burgess). Brussels, Belgium, ETUI, , The transformation from socialism to capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) had a profound impact on individual life courses. While access to employment was normally guaranteed under socialism, the rise of capitalism made people’s economic status again depend on their labor market situation. One of the most striking takeaways from this month’s unemployment figures was in relation to the number of women now employed in the Irish labour market. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for females was percent in December , remaining unchanged from percent in November , but down from percent in December Yet more of a surprise is to discover that Labor Markets and Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe -- despite its dogged title -- is a very good book indeed. It was written at the bank's behest by 15 contributors, all with World Bank experience, under the editorship of Nicholas Barr .

However, the upturn on the labor market is such that companies are increasingly facing difficulties in recruiting, especially qualified personnel. Manpower shortages and the consequential rise in labour costs are concerns for businesses. Labour markets in the Central and Eastern Europe . The book also includes an analysis from a European dimension and looks at major issues stemming from the European Union integration process for labor movement in Central and Eastern Europe. In the aftermath of the global financial and economic crisis, these statistics have been used to monitor the knock-on effects of the crisis on labour markets (which notoriously lag behind fluctuations in economic activity). In March , the European Commission launched the Europe strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. One. Sourcebook of Labor Markets: Evolving Structures and Processes, edited by Ivar Berg and Arne L. Kalleberg. people, on firms, on occupations and labor markets, on employment, on unemployment, and on labor market discrimination. This volume ranges far and unemployment in Central and Eastern Europe(Jenkins.

The effects of migration from Central and Eastern Europe on unemployment and wages in the UK. Central and Eastern Europe, (). Employment Effects of Immigration to Germany: An Analysis Based on Labor Markets.” Review of Economics and Statistics – Central and Eastern Europe's economies are said to be decoupling from Western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. The tight labor market .   The Central‐Eastern Europe union density has fallen since the transition to a new economic and political system in the s. Nowadays, the Central‐Eastern system is characterized by the existence of one up to six union confederations and, in some cases (Slovakia for instance), by individual unions marked with significant autonomy and impact.   People ages 18 to 34 in most of Central and eastern Europe still oppose same-sex marriage. In the EU’s “old” member states, by contrast, opposition to gay marriage is, .

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Unemployment and employment policy in Central and Eastern Europe - similarities and differences, Jeno Koltay; Romania - the challenge of unemployment, Mihaela Miron; unemployment and the labour market in former Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, Kamil.

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is the region with perhaps the most severe shortage of labor in the world. Many companies with operations in this region are running into hiring difficulties and labor costs are rapidly rising. While a problem for companies, workers.

This paper compares indicators of the Croatian labor market and implemented policies with indicators and policies in other countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Although unemployment and long. Early predictions that gender bias would pervade the process of labour market transformation in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) were made in a vacuum, insofarCited by: 1.

Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe: the accession and beyond (English) Abstract. This book summarizes social policy reform during the transition and European Union accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member by: Central and Eastern Europe is a term encompassing the countries in Central Europe (the Visegrád Group), the Baltics, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Europe (the Balkans), usually meaning former communist states from the Eastern Bloc (Warsaw Pact) in rly literature often uses the abbreviations CEE or CEEC for this term.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and. Andris Berzins, former Prime Minister and Minister of Welfare of Latvia Labor Markets and Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe summarises social policy reform during the transition and EU accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member states.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper surveys the emerging labour markets of the transforming economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Pissarides's model of equilibrium unemployment highlights the dynamics of labour markets as an important factor in the transformation, and labour market institutions will determine the long-run unemployment rate.

This report examines the unemployment status of Hungary, Poland, Czech and Slovak Republics, Russia, Bulgaria, and Romania. The contributing authors examine the effect of government reforms and privatization on a labor force lacking the skills for the evolving sectors of.

Youth labour market prospects and recent policy developments. Youth labour market in Central and Eastern Europe. Early school dropout in Spain: evolution during the Great Recession.

Overeducation among European university graduates: a constraint or a choice. Promoting youth employment in Europe: evidence-based policy lessons.

Labor markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe: the transition and beyond (English) Abstract. The people of Central and Eastern Europe need no reminder that the early stage of reform is uncertain and painful.

Their new economic and political system are giving them more individual freedom. The article, based on a recent book by the two authors, attempts to give the answer to the question whether persistently high unemployment in Central and Eastern Europe is to be attributed to the.

Historically high labour shortages in most central-eastern and north-western EU countries suggest that the immigration of central Europeans to north-west EU countries did not take away jobs from local workers on a significant scale.

But as labour shortages now exceed their pre-crisis peak, several urgent measures must be considered to help to combat the problem. Education and Youth Unemployment in South Africa David Lam, Murray Leibbrandt and Cecil Mlatsheni 6.

Analysis of Attrition Patterns in the Turkish Household Labor Force Survey, Insan Tunali Part II: Formality, Informality and Labor Market Regulation 7. Monopsonistic Competition in Formal and Informal Labor Markets Ted To 8.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Employment and Unemployment During Economic Transition --Transition and Unemployment --A Note on Role of the Labour Force Surveys --Employment Versus Production Indices --Labour Force and Participation Rates --Structural Characteristics and Flows: Europe.

Downloadable. One of the most conspicuous consequences of the transition of former socialist economies has been the emergence of large-scale, open unemployment - a phenomenon unheard of before the transition.

These economies have thus been confronted with the difficult task of protecting the unemployed while avoiding undue fiscal costs and minimizing work disincentives created by such. Moving Away from the Command Economy in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Elodie Douarin, Tomasz Mickiewicz. Pages This book, a second edition, has been significantly expanded and updated. Public finance Institutional building Wellbeing development Eastern Europe economics efficiency employment labor market.

This study, on the role of flexibility and security on labour market performance, argues that flexicurity is the most relevant approach for Central and Eastern European countries.

The book follows the pattern of analysis used in "Labour markets in transition", a previous monograph by the authors, and re-examines the different dimensions of flexibility, including flexible forms of employment. Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe: the accession and beyond (الانكليزية) الخلاصة.

This book summarizes social policy reform during the transition and European Union accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member states. Summary/Abstract: Contemporary theories of labor market shows on regional heterogeneity of this market. The aim of the article is to analyze the regional diversity of unemployment in Poland.

Three approaches were used in this analyze: condition analyze, flows analyze and analyze of the relation between conditions and the variables characterizing the status on labor market. The Impact of Migration from Central and Eastern European Countries on the UK Labour Market.

found little hard evidence that the inflow of accession migrants contributed to a fall in wages or a rise in claimant unemployment in the UK between and Immigrant Inflows, Native Outflows, and the Local Labor Market Impacts of Higher.

Book review Full text access M arvin J ackson, J eno K oltay, and W outer B iesbrouck, Eds.,Unemployment and Evolving Labor Markets in Central and Eastern y, England: Aldershot, xviii + pp., no index.

The common narrative that the US labour market outperforms the EU is not as trustworthy as overall unemployment figures imply. There is a complex interaction between job creation, labour force participation and unemployment. Jobseekers leaving the labour market altogether was an important factor behind the reduction in US unemployment, while Europe’s job growth has been.

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, even in countries experiencing good growth, is puzzling. In this paper the authors examine three interrelated questions: How has the transition from central planning to market.

Labour Markets in Transition: Balancing Flexibility & Security in Central and Eastern Europe [Sandrine Cazes, Alena Nesporova] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The debate on labour market flexibility is very lively and there is a large and growing literature on the subject.

The novelty of this book is that it includes comparative studies of labour market flexibility from a Author: Sandrine Cazes. Emerging markets offer large opportunities for foreign investment.

Ideally, those that invite sound investment must have a stable government with low corruption incidences, low debt-to-GDP ratio, and a good pool of labor. Many of these developing markets though pose less than ideal conditions. They may expose investors to great risk from.

This volume focuses on the labor market situations, trends, and regulations in these emerging economies. The authors examine how they have dealt with both short-term issues, namely the global. Hard times for the less educated. Education and labor market entry in East Germany after reunification.

In Making the Transition. Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe, eds. Kogan, I., Noelke, C., and Gebel, M., 58– Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

• Youth labour market prospects and recent policy developments. • Youth labour market in Central and Eastern Europe. • Early school dropout in Spain: evolution during the Great Recession. • Overeducation among European university graduates: a constraint or a choice.

• Promoting youth employment in Europe: evidence-based policy lessons. The labor markets of Eastern and Central Europe are characterized by a relatively low level of flows into and out of unemployment. Much of the process of labor reallocation is taking place through job-to-job shifts that do not involve a spell of unemployment.

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In the rapidly changing digital sphere CEEOL is a reliable source of adjusting expertise trusted by scholars, publishers and librarians.Unemployment and Labor Market Rigidities: Europe versus North America Stephen Nickell H ere is the received wisdom.

The European job market is rigid and inflex-ible. Result: high unemployment. The North American job market is dynamic and flexible. Result: low unemployment. So Europeans had bet.Comparing unemployment rates in the United States and other high-income economies with unemployment rates in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia is very difficult.

One reason is that the statistical agencies in many poorer countries lack the resources and technical capabilities of the U.S. Bureau of the Census.