Publikace
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This book examines the income distributional experience of fifteen developed economies over the past two decades. It considers the effects on the inequality of household income of the development of individual earnings, unemployment, inflation, public sector transfers and taxes,...
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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...
Publikace
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The beginning of the economic transition in all post-communist countries has caused a number of social problems. First, price liberalization has led to a general decrease in the purchasing power of incomes and thus has made an increasing part of the population vulnerable to pover...
Publikace
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
A summary of evidence on the development of poverty in the Czech Republic since 1989 is provided. First, the new sources of poverty after 1989 are described. Second, a variety of measurements that reveal different faces of poverty are presented. Third, the relative ease with whic...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Changes in the labor market are observed on the base of recent surveys from various points of view: 1. the production and utilization of human capital; 2. work incentives and rewards; 3. private ownership and job allocation; 4. work perspectives and unemployment. The transitory p...
Oddělení
The Sociological Library is a modern specialised library, which is intended to serve the needs of researchers, students, and the wider academic community. Library collection contains just about 25 thousand volumes. All items are available for use in the library study hall and abo...
Head of department: Mgr. Nela Hesová
Aktualita
ESA 2015
Na konci srpna, 25.–28. 8. 2015, se bude v Praze konat významná, již 12. mezinárodní sociologická konference Evropské sociologické asociace. Zúčastní se jí rekordní počet 3500 vědců a vědkyň, především z Evropy, ale i z mnoha mimoevropských zemí. Konferenci pořádá Sociologický ús...
Publikace
Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Martina Mikeszová
The popular image of Prague is that the city is rich and its citizens earn high salaries and have high living standard. The chapter asks two questions: Do higher average salaries of Prague citizens mean higher purchasing power? Are all citizens of Prague better-off than people li...
Projekt
Around the world there are various branches of socio-economic research that make work and jobs their focus object of study. This interest has been heightened by the current economic recession, which has increased the risk of unemployment and raises questions about future changes...
Project duration: 2014 - 2016
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Rádi bychom zrekapitulovali tituly, které naši pracovníci a pracovnice vydali v roce 2015. Většinu z nich lze zakoupit prostřednictvím našeho webu, případně u nakladatelů či knihkupců. Některé další materiály jsou dostupné zdarma.