Economics & Sociology

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, 2017

Attitudes of Young People to Job Searching through Social Media: Case of Slovakia
IntroductionUnemployment is still one of the biggest problems in Slovakia. It's a problem mostly for elder people (elder then 50 years of age), but we have also problem with unemployment of young people. According to the Slovak statistical office, unemployment...
Comparison of the Selected Indicators of Work Life Balance in European Union Countries
IntroductionThe concept of balance of professional and personal life gained significant importance in the last two decades. This concept became in focus for governments as well as employers, labour unions and academia. In the context of academic literature...
Constructing Poverty Lines in Croatia Using Kakwani's Model
(ProQuest: ... denotes formula omitted.)IntroductionAggregation of the poor into an overall indicator, as Sen, A. (1989) concludes, is not an easy task because measurement must be integrated with evaluation. More on poverty measure issue can be found...
Editorial
Economics & Sociology is a quarterly international academic journal published by Centre of Sociological Research in co-operation with University of Szczecin (Poland), Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), Alexander Dubcek University of Trencín,...
Educational Attainment and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the Slovak Republic
IntroductionGood health is a crucial resource for social and economic development in each country. The higher interest of a society in the protection and development of health, the people enjoy a larger number of healthy life years and contribute more...
Effect of Welfare and Employment Policies on the Correlation between Migration and Unemployment
IntroductionImmigration and its various aspects1 have been on the public and political agenda in most established countries for many years. Accelerated immigration is a result, among other things, of increased mobility stemming from cheaper and easier...
Gdp, Time Allocation and Annual Time Worked per Adult in Central and Eastern European Countries
Received: July, 20161st Revision: October, 2016Accepted: February, 2017IntroductionFor decades, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) maintained tight control over the present-day countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). They were either...
How Meritocracy Is Defined Today?: Contemporary Aspects of Meritocracy
1.Introduction1.1.Meritocracy as a social systemMeritocracy is a social system in which advancement in society is based on an individual's capabilities and merits rather than on the basis of family, wealth, or social background (Bellows, 2009; Castilla...
Impact Assessment between the City and the Company Reputation
Introduction and objectivesSince there's a race for customers on the market of the consumer goods, cities of the 21st century compete for the inhabitants, tourists, investors and international companies. In this competition a huge scale of city marketing...
Nearshore Service Transfers in the Eu: Legal and Economic Issues
IntroductionBusiness process offshoring has been growing worldwide in the last few years (Tamayo, Huergo, 2015) and the rapid development of this industry has been visible in Poland and other Central European countries (ABSL, 2016). It has impacted the...
Patient Cross-Border Mobility: New Findings and Implications in Spanish Regions
(ProQuest: ... denotes formula omitted.)IntroductionDiverse studies have analysed the relationship between socioeconomic factors and health (Arrow, 1963; Grossman, 1972 a, b). Nevertheless, demand for health care is based on the individual's perception...
Polish Pension Market Performance in Comparison to Selected Benchmarks
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionThe pension system in Poland was reformed at the end of the XX century. Due to this original reform, the defined benefit plan was replaced by the defined contribution one. The new pension system consisted...
Reasons for Doing Good: Behavioural Explanations of Prosociality in Economics
IntroductionThe homo economicus model until quite recently was almost unanimously accepted as, at least, a normative standard of economic behaviour. A subject within this model is characterised with a set of elegant attributes, although from a relatively...
Research of the Nature of Leadership Activities 1
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionLeadership is a topic that is now a matter of high interest and attention, as reflected in a large number of books and articles on the subject (Yukl, 2010). Despite the enormous amount of professional...
Short-Term Shocks and Longterm Relationships of Interdependencies among Central European Capital Markets
IntroductionGlobalisation phenomenon and changes in the main development determinants of industrialised countries lead to growing interdependencies among economies (Balcerzak, 2009, 2016a; Janda et al., 2013; Pohulak-Zolçdowska, 2016; Kondratiuk-Nierodziñska,...
Social and Economic Implications for the Smart Grids of the Future
IntroductionWe live in a world that is set up on consuming energy day after day and hour after hour. The whole existence of humanity is dependent on energy. One simply cannot imagine an everyday live without a comfort of having electricity at our homes,...
Social Media and Higher Education - an International Perspective
IntroductionThe impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be seen in almost every area of human activity, ranging from entertainment, information searching, decision making-processes, purchasing, and professional issues in education...
Social Tension: The Possibility of Conflict Diagnosis (on the Example of St. Petersburg)
IntroductionThe processes observed today in the Russian society, form an objective need to put the conflicts of social relations in a certain framework. To this end it is necessary to develop an effective methodology and tools of conflict diagnosis,...
Struggles of Older Workers at the Labour Market
IntroductionBalanced demographic development is one of the basic preconditions for successful development of any society. Current changes in demographic composition of population, especially in developed countries, pushed the issues of population development...
The Impact of Cultural Diversity on Innovation Performance: Evidence from Construction Industry of Azerbaijan
Institute of Economics of theAzerbaijan National Academy ofSciences,Institute of Economics of theAzerbaijan National Academy ofSciences,Azerbaijan State University ofEconomics,Ibrahim Chechen University,Turkey,IntroductionIn today's world, innovations...
The Inequality of Material Living Conditions in Eu Countries
IntroductionThe quality of life in society is the main factor influencing socio-economic growth. This has mostly been driven by changes in the economic paradigm, as universal monetary methods based on monetary factors and fiscal policies have been replaced...
The Persistence of Abnormal Returns: Analysis of Polish Manufacturing Industry
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionSince the pioneering studies on persistence of profit conducted by Mueller (1977), Mueller (1986) and Geroski and Jacquemin (1988) the literature has developed considerably. One of the reasons is the...
The Use of Social Media Supporting Studying
IntroductionSocial media have changed the nature of communication - whether peer-to-peer, business to consumer or business-to-business. Social networking sites such as Facebook and micro-blogging sites, for example, Twitter, have become some of the primary...
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