THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND LABOR MARKET CONDITIONS OF RURAL MUNICIPALITIES IN THE KUJAWSKO-POMORSKIE VOIVODESHIP

Mateusz Jankiewicz
2018 Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development  
The purpose of this paper was to assess the impactof demographic conditions on the labor market situationin the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship, consideringthe spatial dependencies prevailing in the municipality systemin 2004–2015. The problem of reducing inequalities inthe voivodeship's labor market was also addressed. Accordingto the Development Strategy of the Kujawsko-Pomorskievoivodeship until 2020, the main objective is to improve thecompetitiveness of the voivodeship's economy which
more » ... economy which wouldresult in increased employment, especially in the region'srural areas. This aspect of development may be affected bydemographic processes (e.g. changes in the share of the working-age population in the total population). The labor marketand the demographic situation in the region under considerationwere assessed based on the spatial taxonomic measure ofdevelopment. Panel data models were evaluated to verify therelationships between the examined aspects of regional development.Supporting the analysis was a labor market convergencemodel developed to verify the hypothesis of inequalitiesreduction in the labor market.
doi:10.17306/j.jard.2018.00414 fatcat:5i6qhiyogzdxremjapifj2enpe