Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Using s tructural equation modeling to analyze unemployment in districts

Contents:

Author Info

  • Miroslawa zurek

    (Nicolaus Copernicus Univeristy)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    The aim of this article is to analyze and discover reasons for district’s unemployment rate variety in Poland. According to theory and published findings the study concentrates on relationships between unemployment rate in region and economic although infrastructure and social factors. The study was performed using structural equation modelling (SE M) in which relationships between dependent and independent although latent and measurable variables can be include. As a latent variable in this research transport infrastructure was adopted. It was defined using urbanization rate, road and communication way length. The research demonstrated the existence of non-positive relationships between unemployment rate in district and urbanization rate. Low educational level and high percentage of people employed in agriculture increase unemployment level in districts. Good transport infrastructure has positive influence on number of vacancy and unemployment rate. Results of the research allow to analyze in detail the reasons for unemployment rate variety in various districts.

    Download Info

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika in its journal Equilibrium.

    Volume (Year): 1 (4) (2010)
    Issue (Month): ()
    Pages: 131-140

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:cpn:umkequ:2010:v1:10

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.wydawnictwoumk.pl

    Related research

    Keywords: structural equation model; SEM; unemployment in districts; latent variables;

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cpn:umkequ:2010:v1:10. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Miroslawa Buczynska).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.