Entered keyword "economics" yielded 326 results.
Authors: Marcin Baron, Artur Ochojski, Adam Polko, Katarzyna Warzecha, Martin Šimon
The study challenges cost analysis of local public service across countries of Central Europe. The relations of economic features and demographic change characteristics have been investigated. Central Europe Programme co-financed the initiative as its strategic project...
Issued by: Evropská komise, FP7-SEC-2011-285223 Time of researching the project: 2012 – 2015, 36 months (1. 2. 2012 –31.1.2015) Coordinator of the project: Professor Dr. Fabio Massacci, University Trento, Italy Project coordinator for the Czech part: PhDr. Zdenka Mansfeldová, C...
Project duration: 2012 - 2015
Vyšla nová publikace Hegedüs, J., M. Lux, V. Horváth (eds.) 2017. Private Rental Housing in Transition Countries. London: Palgrave Macmillan, jejímž spolueditorem a jedním z autorů je Martin Lux
The economics of poverty has still not been thoroughly researched in the Czech Republic, although it is a highly relevant topic. Similarly, the international comparability of poverty indicators remains rather unexplained in the European context. First, we intend to revise the cur...
Project duration: 2018 - 2021
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
Spreading across a wide field between economy and sociology, the department of economic sociology explores theoretical questions and empirical research, focused above all on social connections within labour markets, earnings and income differentiation, social and economic inequal...
Head of department: prof. PhDr. Zdeněk R. Nešpor, PhD.
Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček, Petr Hartoš, Martin Nekola
The first part of the study looks at various theoretical approaches encompassed with the concept of elites in sociology and at various techniques used to study elites. The second part presents a factual analysis of the development of political and economic elites over the past fi...
Authors: Illner, Michal
The chapter sums up findings of research carried out in different countries on the relationship between community size and the effectiveness of local government, of municipal economy, local democracy and local economic development. It adresses itself to the question of integratio...
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Transformation cannot be completed unless markets hit not only the formal, but also the substantive aspect of economy. It involves economic institutions (first of all private ownership), economic behaviour (based on „cash nexus“ as well as confidence and other traditi...
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The article witnesses about fast development of consumption in the Czech Republic after 1989. First, basic features of consumption under the communism are exposed. Second, the likely impact of transition on the economic situation of households is discussed. Third, changes in patt...
Authors: Smith, Michael L.
Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i., hledá projektového specialistu/projektovou specialistku se zaměřením na vědu a výzkum (VaV).
Public Opinion Research Centre, Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic tel./fax: +420 286 840 129, +420 210 310 591
The principal goal of this project funded by the Czech Statistical Office 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 the Institute of Sociology, Academy...
Project duration: 2010 - 2011
Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i., Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění, Jilská 1, 110 00 Praha 1, tel./fax: +420 286 840 129, +420 210 310 591
Authors: Fialová, Kamila, Schneider, Ondřej
This paper analyzes the role of labor market institutions in explaining developments of shadow economies in European countries. We use several alternative measures of the shadow sector to examine the effects of labor market institutions on shadow sector in two specific regions, t...
Authors: Fialová, Kamila
This article explores the development of part-time employment in Central and Eastern Europe compared to Western Europe. The analysis of panel data reveals the role of part-time work determinants on the macro level and their different effects on part-time employment in the two gro...