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Analiza zjawiska bierności zawodowej w Polsce
Analysis of the phenomenon of economic inactivityin Poland

Author(s): Anna Niewiadomska
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: labor market; economic activity; economic inactivity; employment

Summary/Abstract: In many countries, data about the economically inactive population attracts more and more attention, because this group is a potential source of labor supply. The article fo- cuses attention on the economically inactive in Poland. Since 1990, the share of economically inactive persons in the total population (15-64 years) remains at a high level. For young people the main causes of economic inactivity is education and training, family responsibilities, while in the case of the elderly illness, disability and retirement. This article addresses also the issues of impact posed by the economic inactivity.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 2 (08)
  • Page Range: 103-116
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish