Release:2018, Vol. 4. №4
About the author:Baha Kalinowska-Sufinowicz, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Department of Macroeconomics and Development Studies, Rector’s Proxy for Equal Treatment, Poznań University of Economics and Business (Poland); firstname.lastname@example.org
This article studies the demand and supply determinants of the youth’s situation on the labor market. According to the author’s hypothesis, a relatively high unemployment level among the youth is determined both by the demand factors connected predominantly with employers (including age-based discrimination) and by the supply factors associated with young people.
After defining the key terms, the author considers contemporary labor market theories and next statistical data on earning expectations of young people and unemployment in Poland and Russia. The results include the classification of the determinants of the economic situation of the youth in labor market, presented into two groups according to their connection to either the supply or the demand side of the labor market.
The author’s recommendations are provided in the conclusion.