Peculiarities of Labor Market Development in the Republic of Bulgaria

Journal of Innovations and Sustainability, 2015, No 1

53 Pages Posted: 2 May 2018

See all articles by Venelin Terziev

Venelin Terziev

Vasil Levski National Military University; University of Ruse

Sevdalina Dimitrova

Vasil Levski National Military University

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The paper examines development of labor market in the Republic of Bulgaria during the transition to a market economy and afterward in conditions to joining the EU. The questions connected to the heritage at the beginning of the transition, structural changes in employment and unemployment, individual labor supply and policy of building a functioning labor market are discussed. Specific factors of the unemployment and the growth in the country are scrutinized, as well as the movement of the flows of the unemployed. Some general conclusions about future development are drawn on the basis of the examined aspects of labor market development influenced by the periods of economic development and the place and the roles of labor market policies in the general economic policy.

Keywords: Labor Market, Employment, Unemployment, Transition Period

JEL Classification: P00, O10, J01, J08

Suggested Citation

Terziev, Venelin and Dimitrova, Sevdalina, Peculiarities of Labor Market Development in the Republic of Bulgaria (2015). Journal of Innovations and Sustainability, 2015, No 1. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3163139

Venelin Terziev (Contact Author)

Vasil Levski National Military University ( email )

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University of Ruse ( email )

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Ruse, 7017
Bulgaria

Sevdalina Dimitrova

Vasil Levski National Military University ( email )

Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgaria

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