Western Balkans labor market trends 2017

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Author: Vidovic, Hermine

Abstract:

Labor markets in the Western Balkan countries - comprising Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia - are characterized by low employment rates and high unemployment by European standards. As elsewhere in Europe, almost the entire region is facing an ageing and shrinking population due to low birth rates and high emigration. In this report, labor market developments in the Western Balkan countries in the period 2010-2016 are presented and compared with selected member states of the European Union (EU). As comparators, the report uses four countries...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Employment; Statistics

Keywords: Trend; Unemployment; Ageing population; European Union; Comparative analysis; Data analysis; Economic growth; Older worker; Young worker

Geographic subjects: Europe; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Macedonia (Republic); Montenegro; Serbia; Austria; Hungary; Bulgaria; Croatia

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2017

Physical description: viii, 56 p.

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http://www.worldbank.org/en/region/eca/publication/western-balkan-labor-market-report

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.1032

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