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UNEMPLOYMENT AND SELF-CONCEPT

Redek, Tjaša; Sušjan, Andrej; Kostevc, Črt;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Economic research - Ekonomska istraživanja, volume Special issue, issue 1 (issn: 1331-677X, eissn: 1848-9664, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Department of Economics and Tourism 'Dr. Mijo Mirkovic'
Abstract
The article analyses the position of the unemployed in the labour market, primarily relationship between self-concept and self-esteem of workers and their motivation to seek work. The current crisis dramatically worsened labour market situation, making employment almost impossible for many, primarily the vulnerable groups (older, women). Survey data used in cluster analysis reveal that the unemployment is related to self-concept, but besides unemployment also other factors, primarily age, and sex matter. Also, the reactions of people to unemployment conditional on their self-concept differ.
Subjects
free text keywords: ageing; age discrimination; self-concept; unemployment persistence
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