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Title: Population ageing and labour market in Slovenia and European Union
Authors: Kofalt, Tomaž
Čepar, Žiga
Affiliation: University of Primorska, Faculty of management, Cankarjeva 5, 6000 Koper, Slovenia
University of Primorska, Faculty of management, Cankarjeva 5, 6000 Koper, Slovenia, e-mail:, Phone: + 386 5 610 2000
Bibliographic description (Ukraine): Kofalt T. Population ageing and labour market in Slovenia and European Union [Електронний ресурс] / Tomaž Kofalt, Žiga Čepar // Соціально-економічні проблеми і держава. — 2015. — Вип. 2 (13). — С. 37-49. — Режим доступу до журн.:
Bibliographic description (International): Kofalt, T. and Čepar, Ž. (2015). Population ageing and labour market in Slovenia and European Union. Socio-Economic Problems and the State [online]. 13 (2), p. 37-49. [Accessed November 30, 2015]. Available from: <>
Is part of: Соціально-економічні проблеми і держава
Socio-Economic Problems and the State
Issue Date: 24-Nov-2015
Submitted date: Aug-2015
Date of entry: 2-Dec-2015
Publisher: АСУ, ТНТУ
Place of the edition/event: Тернопіль
UDC: 331.923
JEL: E24
Keywords: population ageing
cost of labour
population education level
Page range: 37-49
Abstract: In this paper we investigate the influence and importance of population ageing for labour market. Particularly we focus on unemployment, salaries and population education level. After reviewing some of the previous research on the influence of demographic ageing on labour market, we set three hypotheses, referring to the three above mentioned specific aspects of labour market, which were tested using multivariate regression analysis. Based on demographic and socio-economic panel data on Slovenian municipalities, we separately tested the three hypotheses in case of Slovenia; and using panel data on European Union countries we separately tested the three hypotheses in case of European Union and compared the results. Based on data for Slovenia and European Union we found out that population ageing increases unemployment and decreases population education level, however in case of analysis of salaries the results are somehow ambiguous.
ISSN: 2223-3822
Copyright owner: © Соціально-економічні проблеми і держава, 2015
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