Politická ekonomie
Politická ekonomie
Prague Economic Papers
University of Economics, Prague

Prague Economic Papers Vol. 28 No. 1

Labour Inequalities in Europe: The Case of Serbia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.18267/j.pep.691

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Svetlana Mihic, Miroslava Filipovic, Danijela Dasic

Gender differences present a topic of great interest in contemporary societies. Aim of this paper is to make a comparison between the unemployment in Serbia and the European countries, and to identify those countries which record the most similar performances considering gender and age. The research is conducted through analysis of activity rates, employment rates, unemployment rates, inactivity rates and long-term unemployment rates. The factor analysis enabled us to identify main factors that influence structures of the labour markets in Europe. Final result of this research is the recommendation of policy measures, including the promotion of women entrepreneurship, in order to reduce gender inequalities in contemporary society’s economic activity.

Keywords: Europe, gender inequalities, labour market, Serbia, unemployment

JEL Classification: J60, J70


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