Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: Regional Disparities in Labor Force Migration abroad in Slovak Republic and in Czech Republic
Issue: Vol. 10, No 3, 2017
Published date: 10-2017 (print) / 10-2017 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Adriana Grenčíková
Alexander Dubček University in Trencin

Jana Španková
Alexander Dubček University in Trencin

Jozef Habánik
Alexander Dubček University in Trencin
Keywords: Regional disparities, migration, labor, salary conditions
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-3/6
Index PUBMS: b99bfd50-f26c-11e7-9371-fa163e5d4f72
Language: English
Pages: 81-89 (9)
JEL classification: R23, F22, O15

We find it interesting and useful to examine regional differences in labor force and here we focus on the comparison of regional differences in Slovakia and Czech Republic, the countries that are very close in terms of population mentality and way of life. A significant share of highly skilled labor force in both countries in question leaves homes, thus external migration. Labor force is beginning to be a serious problem for both economies. In this study our objective is to evaluate and compare regional differences in labor force migration in Czech Republic and in Slovak Republic. We used the questionnaire method with a random selection of respondents. Further, we used descriptive statistics and our hypotheses have been evaluated by means of chi-square method. We have found that attitudes differ considerably between the respondents in Czech Republic and Slovakia.


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