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A Decade from the Major Layoffs in the Jiu Valley


  • Ioan Valentin Fulger

    () (University of Petrosani, Romania)

  • Ion Hirghidus

    () (University of Petrosani, Romania)

  • Eva Bocsa

    () (University of Petrosani, Romania)


This essay is an overview of how the population of the largest coalfield of Romania Jiu Valley, the perceived major staff cuts in the mining industry, the solutions required for economic rehabilitation of the area and difficulties of everyday faced by residents of the region.

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  • Ioan Valentin Fulger & Ion Hirghidus & Eva Bocsa, 2011. "A Decade from the Major Layoffs in the Jiu Valley," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 11(3), pages 121-130.
  • Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:11:y:2011:i:3:p:121-130

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    1. Kristopher S. Gerardi & Adam Hale Shapiro & Paul S. Willen, 2007. "Subprime outcomes: risky mortgages, homeownership experiences, and foreclosures," Working Papers 07-15, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
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    mining; economy; restructuring; unemployment; quality of life; occupation;

    JEL classification:

    • J60 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - General
    • E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity


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