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The Role of Employers’ Demographic and Socio-Economical Characteristics in their Decision to Introduce Sports Programs in their Companies  [cached]
Ioannis Trigonis,Ourania Matsouka,George Costa,George Tzetzis
International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation & Tourism , 2008,
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the role of the employer’s demographic and socio-economic characteristics in his/her decision to introduce and organize sports programmes in their companies. The sample of this research consisted of more than one hundred employers employing more than thirty workers each, in the districts of Rodopi, Kozani, and Thessaloniki. A survey was conducted in which the employers were asked to provide information and statistical data about the people working in their companies, as well as their own opinion concerning the introduction of sports at work. In addition, their demographic and socio-economic characteristics were recorded. The results indicated that the employers with a higher level of education make use of sports programmes in their companies more often, compared to those with a lower level of education. Sex, age and salary of employers did not affect the frequency of sports programmes at work. The employers claim that the introduction of sports activities in their companies helped reduce the appearance of illnesses and employees’ absence from work due to health reasons, and the number of accidents at work. Consequently, it contributed to the increase in production, creativity and team spirit among the employees, while raising their morale, and self-confidence. Moreover, it brought about a rise in profits and improved the image of the company offering such programmes. A research focus on the legal status, organization and establishment of sports activities at work could provide valuable information on whether health and safety measures are applied according to the provisions of the law.
Current Opinions of Doctors and Decisional Factors on the Migration of the Romanian Physicians: A Study of Several Mass-Media Statements  [PDF]
Elena TOADER
Revista de Cercetare ?i Interven?ie Social? , 2012,
Abstract: This paper aims to investigate the phenomenon of migration of the physicians from the perspective of the medical specialist, with the adaptation of the instruments characteristic for sociology. Through this endeavor we try to identify the magnitude of the phenomenon, the pattern of migration for the Romanian physicians, the opinions of the decision factors and the conceptual model of the migrating physician.
Demographic Processes in the Southern Part of the Hungarian – Romanian Border
EGON NAGY
Romanian Review of Regional Studies , 2012,
Abstract: This paper is a demographic comparative study of two neighboring regions along the southern part of the Romanian-Hungarian border region, which serves as a fundament for further analyses concerning the verification of cohesion between the two parts of the border. We have concluded our study with the statement that in spite of its traditionally low population increase, the Romanian Timi and Arad counties have a more advantageous demographical condition than the neighboring Hungarian Békés and Csongrád counties, which can be described as having a generalized demographical decline. Though in Romania the Banat region for many decades is classified as a crisis-zone from a demographical point of view, it can show off an impressive attractiveness in terms of inner-migration in contrast to its Hungarian neighbors. In contrast with the northern part of the Romanian-Hungarian border, in this region the border strip does not overlap with a socio-economic periphery, because this phenomenon is more scattered in space.
SOCIAL LIMITS OF THE ROMANIAN ECONOMICAL GROWTH  [PDF]
Maghear Diana,Florea Adrian
Annals of the University of Oradea : Economic Science , 2009,
Abstract: The phenomena and processes from the economical life have evolved with intensity and different results, determining the necessity of knowing the way in which the national economy evolves, as well as its dynamic approach. The existence and the dynamics of
The Illegal Migration of Romanians in 1989. Socio-Demographic Aspects  [cached]
Ilarion ?iu
Sfera Politicii , 2011,
Abstract: This article analyzes the illegal migration of Romanians in 1989. Depression and human rights violation favor working class dissatisfaction about communist regime. The Romanians tries to leave the country against any danger, with the goal to establish in Western Europe or North America. Based on the data collected from The National Council for the Securitate Archives (N=1.962), our research establish the socio-demographic profile of Romanian migrant in 1989. Statistical analyses suggested that the workers represent majority of migrants and they leave Romania from economic reasons, not for political ones.
Demographic trends of the Romanian population in Vojvodina  [PDF]
Bjeljac ?eljko
Zbornik Matice Srpske za Drustvene Nauke , 2006, DOI: 10.2298/zmsdn0621375b
Abstract: The paper represents a continuation of the research discussed in the papers 1999, 2001 and 2003 at the scientific conferences "Banat - Historical and Cultural Past" (Novi Sad, Resita). It also represents a part of the research in the project "The Danube-Moravian Corridor as the Main Axis of the Regional Development and Integration of Serbia within South-East Europe". The research so far presented the historical- geographic determinants of the Romanian population in the territory of Serbia and Montenegro, as well as specific demographic characteristics according to the censuses from 1991 and 2002. This paper presents more detailed demographic characteristics of the Romanian population in Vojvodina, according to the census of the population households and apartments from 2002.
Demographic Tendencies in the Cross-Border Region of Satu Mare (Romania) and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (Hungary) Counties
EGON NAGY
Romanian Review of Regional Studies , 2006,
Abstract: From the point of view of trans-border co-operations, the inventory of the regional socio- economic relationships is indispensable for an exhaustive empirical study. Through this study we only begin to understand the demographic tendencies in Satu Mare County (Romania) and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County (Hungary) in order to highlight the main features of the most important resource – the human capital. The analysis of the main indicators refers, first of all, to the vital statistics, population migration, and the demographic structure. Although the economical periphery-status of the Hungarian side is not valid for the Romanian side – because Satu Mare County is a medium-developed, while Bihor County is an advanced region in Romania – the demographic periphery status is fitting to the two Romanian counties, and because the relative positive tendencies, the Hungarian counties have a quite good demographical position in comparison with other regions in Hungary. That is why we have to face a kind of contradiction because the lack of spatial interference between demographical, positional and economical peripheries. At the Hungarian side the most disadvantageous subregions from social point of view are those lying next to the border line, while in Romania the border area is the most urbanized and developed subregion. The relative good demographical situation in Hungary in great part is a consequence of the presence of the numerous Gipsy population, which in the same time represents a major reason of the disadvantaged demographic-structural indicators, such as educational level or infant-mortality.
Levels and Atypical Evolutions of the Romanian Demographic Processes
Mirela Ionela Aceleanu
Theoretical and Applied Economics , 2007,
Abstract: Within the XXth century, especially in the second half thereof, the approach views of the relation between the population and economy (both of them regarded in dynamics) have multiplied themselves, the points of view as regards this subject becoming not only much more diverse but also opposite. All these views are characterised by the population transformation in endogenous factor (in internal, intrinsic side) of the economic development (of the economic growth), factor that, at its turn, is determined by the economic processes. The double position of the population in the demo-economical relations system - as main production factor and as virtual recipient of produced goods - is a strong argument in the favour of the demographic factor as endogenous factor of growth and economic development. The correlations between the two variables are diverse and very difficultly to be quantified. It is known that the effect of the demographic impact upon the economic factor is felt after many years from the date of the demo-economic phenomenon occurring. So, within the last decades, the research intended to identify certain essential, durable relations between the population evolution and the economic growth became more intensive. On this line there are presented atypical evolutions and levels of demographic processes in Romania.
ROMANIAN VS. EUROPEAN SOCIO-ECONOMIC “IDEAS”  [PDF]
Puiu Ovidiu,Serbanica Cristina
Annals of the University of Oradea : Economic Science , 2009,
Abstract: This paper highlights the role of socio-economic research in the European Research Area, while putting focus on emerging trends in the field. In the meantime, the paper presents and analysis the projects that won the “Ideas” competition: ERC Advanced Inve
Effects of Some Selected Socio-demographic Variables on Male Migrants in Bangladesh  [cached]
Rafiqul Islam,Abdur Rokib
Current Research Journal of Economic Theory , 2009,
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify the intensity of the effects of various socio-economic and demographic factors on migration. The data was collected by multi-stage sampling technique at Meherpur sadar thana at Meherpur district, Bangladesh. This paper shows exact causal links between various selected socioeconomic and demographic variables. Multivariate technique like as path analysis has been used to find out the direct, indirect, total and implied effects of the selected socio-economic and demographic factors on migration. This study find out that religion, educational qualification and occupation of the household head have positive direct effects on migration.
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