Publikace
Authors: Večerník, Jiří (ed.)
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
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
Publikace
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: Fialová, Kamila, Martina Mysíková
This paper aims to quantify the impact of the minimum wage on labor market performance in the Czech Republic. Using regional data for 1995–2004, it estimates the effect of the minimum wage adjusted for the regional wage differential on regional unemployment. Consequently, u...
Publikace
Authors: Maříková Hana (ed.), Křížková Alena a Vohlídalová Marta
The publication is focused on understanding the construction of lay knowledge as concerns the phenomenon of breadwinning. Authors attempt to uncover the formation of breadwinning according to its various types and models so that it would be possible to observe the mechanisms behi...
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...
Publikace
Authors: Mitchell, Eva, Dana Hamplová (eds.)
Publikace se zabývá otázkou, jak evropské státy finančně podporují rodiny s dětmi a jak se tato podpora odráží na životní úrovni různých typů rodin a jak souhra sociálního systému a podmínek rodičům pomáhá se o své rodiny postarat. Dále se diskutuje otázka, jaký ma...
Publikace
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...
Akce
11. 6. 2014
Diverzita představuje různorodost na straně zaměstnanců i klientů. Jde o různorodost zejména z hlediska genderu, věku a etnicity/národnosti.
Publikace
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...
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,...
Publikace
Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta, Formánková, Lenka
The findings reveal the ambivalent nature of part-time work in the Czech Republic. On one hand, part-time contracts are used in terms of positive flexibility – as a tool for women to combine working life with care for small children. On the other hand, the results show, tha...
Publikace
Authors: Matějů, Petr, Petra Anýžová
The Role of Human Capital in Labour Market Outcomes: A Comparative Study of Six European Nations Participating in the PIAAC Project. The main objective of the paper is to examine the role of measured competencies in labour market outcomes in two groups of European nations (the Cz...
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...
Publikace
Authors: Maříková, Hana
Analyses of chances in the labour market (especially wages) in contex of no/having a child was done by the prevalent life cycle od women, e.g. by their age. The analyse of statistical data confirmes the enequalities between woman according to the period of nohaving a child and ha...
Aktualita
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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: Večerník, Jiří
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
Publikace
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Two perspectives, both elaborated in Marx's work, can be used to analyze income distribution under state socialism. The first is based on the wellknown principle, "from each according to his abilities, to each according to his work". This principle generally corresp...

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