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Development of active social policies in Bulgaria
Development of active social policies in Bulgaria

Author(s): Venelin Terziev, Stefan Stanchev
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy, Human Resources in Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Сдружение „Академия за иновации и устойчивост“
Keywords: labor market; social policy; employment; unemployment; labor force

Summary/Abstract: The paper discusses the development of social policies in the Republic of Bulgaria. Employment policies and measures are examined in connection to the national governmental policies and in conditions of some major changes in economic and social life in the transition to a market economy and joining the EU. Active social policy is characterized in its different aspects, as well as different approaches on employment and unemployment regarding labor force and in comparison to the passive policies. The lessons learnt during preparation, organization and implementation of the programs and measures of labor market policy are a valuable experience on which basis conclusions are made about the functioning of labor market and the link to social and economic development, as well as priorities of future development are set.

  • Issue Year: 2/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 9-22
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English