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Labour economics seminar

Labour economics is not a usual topic in Slovakia right now. By organizing this seminar about Labour economics we trying to contribute at the start of this discussion in Slovakia.

Labour economics seminars are supported by project Project The Public Policies of Employment. In the year 2009 they were supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.


Presentations are available in the Slovak version: Ekonómia práce.


Current statistics

August 2018: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 179343, of which 71742 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.5% (2.6% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.4% (12.2%), Revúca 20.3% (10.3%), Kežmarok 16.5% (8.4%), Rožňava 16.3% (8.9%)

Lowest unemployment:: Trenčín 2.6%, Bratislava V 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.7%, Ilava 2.8%, Galanta 2.8%