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Authors: Fialová, Kamila
This article explores the development of part-time employment in Central and Eastern Europe and compares it to Western Europe. On the macro level it examines the role of the business cycle and its effect on part-time employment in the two groups of countries since 2001. The key r...
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega
One key consequence of give-away privatizations was that public housing in most post-socialist states declined within a few years to a residual share of total housing market. Despite the large differences in public/social housing policies introduced after 1995, this article will...
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Authors: Ouředníček, Martin, Šimon, Martin, Kopečná, Martina
The concept of reurbanisation is discussed in this article from theoretical and methodological perspectives. Reurbanisation has been defined as one of the stages of urban development recently, but it is also tied to processes of gentrification, or perceived as a policy aimed at t...
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Authors: Kostelecká, Yvona, Josef Bernard, Věra Patočková, Tomáš Kostelecký
In order to compete in the global labor market of top-qualified workers, many states introduce various types of targeted policies to improve the migration balance of highly qualified workers. The book offers a systematic review of the policies used by different countries in an at...
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Authors: Řeháková, Blanka, Klára Vlachová
The article analyses two types of subjective mobility between 1988 and 1993. It asks how people evaluate the changes in their social status and economic situation and seeks to identify the links with certain objective social characteristics (which fix the position...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana
The article presents and discusses the results a national survey of migrant workers. The key issue addressed in the text is the educational level and qualification skills of labour immigrants and their position of the Czech labour market.
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Authors: Fialová, Kamila, Martina Mysíková
This paper aims to quantify the impact of social benefi ts on labour market participation in the Czech Republic and provides a comparison with selected European countries. It applies the logistic regression to estimate the probability of labour market participation depending on s...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Petra Rakušanová
The text aims to explain the voting unity in the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic building upon data from the years 1998ů2002. The article presents basic institutional rules which should lead to the unity of political parties in the Czech Parliament and...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
The text describes labour market statistics and several research projects carried out by the Czech Statistical Office. This chapter concentrates on Czech surveys, organized as a part of larger European research projects, like European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditi...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana, Blanka, Tollarová
The report presents the main findings of a project funded by the Czech Statistical Office whose principal goal was to gather quantitative data in order to improve the methodology employed to estimate the remittances made by migrants. The primary task of the project implemented by...
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana, Céline Le Bourdais
The study investigates assortative mating patterns with respect to race (visible minority status) in Canada. Using the 2001 Census data, the article analyses the occurrence of White/non-White unions in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Log-linear models indicate that the relative...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Social report which informs about the development during the two decades in the fields of employment and social policies, earnings and income inequalities, social structures with attention to the situation of the middle class, pensioners and the poor, and socio-economic values wi...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
This paper aims to quantify the basic structure of gender wage gaps in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, using the EU-SILC 2008 dataset. The structure of the gender wage gap is analyzed based on the Heckman selection model and Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition. The fi...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The article provides a strong theoretical basis for a study of Czech emigration to the West and the return of the emigrants in the 1990s, which spreads from P. Berger´s and T. Luckmann´s theory of socialization, and compares it with a point of view of socio-economics,...
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Authors: Tomay Kyra, Lea Kőszeghy, Lívia Kelenné Török, Martin Šimon
The e-book is especially targeted to practitioners at the local and regional level who face demographic change (ageing, population shrinking, selective migration) in their everyday work, or will be possibly exposed to such changes in the future. Information provided in the e-book...

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