Economic consequences of guaranteeing rights of women on labor market in Poland

Alicja Kuropatwa

Abstract

The subject of study in this doctoral dissertation are economic consequences of rights of women on Polish tabor market guaranteed by public institutions. First of all, the author explains that from the point of view of economic theory institutional discrimination is an extraordinarily important phenomenon that influences the position of women on labor market. In doing so she uses the neoclassical models of discrimination and analys is of the market for factors of production. Then the historical perspective on the position of women on Polish labor market is shown and the occupational status of women in Poland and other European countries is compared. The author also presents domestic, Community (European Union) and international regulations that guarantee the equality of rights of both sexes on labor market, focusing especially on those regulations that relate to women. In the last part of the dissertation there is a description of main instruments of social policy relating directly to guaranteeing rights of women. Those instruments constitute an instance of institutional discrimination and therefore may infuence negatively the employment of women, i.e. discourage the employers. Additionally the results of two studies are presented: of survey carried out among women and of direct interviews with employers. Both studies confirm the existence of the phenomenon of institutional discrimination and its negative infuence.
Diploma typeDoctor of Philosophy
Author Alicja Kuropatwa
Alicja Kuropatwa,,
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Title in EnglishEconomic consequences of guaranteeing rights of women on labor market in Poland
Languagepl polski
Certifying UnitFaculty of Economic Sciences (ES)
Disciplineekonomia / nauki ekonomiczne(nauki ekonomiczne) / nauki społeczne()
Defense Date14-10-2015
Supervisor Witold Kwaśnicki - University of Wrocław (UWr)
Witold Kwaśnicki,,
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External reviewers Ewa Bogacz-Wojtanowska
Ewa Bogacz-Wojtanowska,,
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Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast
Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast,,
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Pages218
Keywords in Englishdiscrimination against women. labour market, institutional discrimination
Abstract in EnglishThe subject of study in this doctoral dissertation are economic consequences of rights of women on Polish tabor market guaranteed by public institutions. First of all, the author explains that from the point of view of economic theory institutional discrimination is an extraordinarily important phenomenon that influences the position of women on labor market. In doing so she uses the neoclassical models of discrimination and analys is of the market for factors of production. Then the historical perspective on the position of women on Polish labor market is shown and the occupational status of women in Poland and other European countries is compared. The author also presents domestic, Community (European Union) and international regulations that guarantee the equality of rights of both sexes on labor market, focusing especially on those regulations that relate to women. In the last part of the dissertation there is a description of main instruments of social policy relating directly to guaranteeing rights of women. Those instruments constitute an instance of institutional discrimination and therefore may infuence negatively the employment of women, i.e. discourage the employers. Additionally the results of two studies are presented: of survey carried out among women and of direct interviews with employers. Both studies confirm the existence of the phenomenon of institutional discrimination and its negative infuence.
Thesis file
Kuropatwa_A_Ekonomiczne_Konsekwencje_Gwarantowania_Praw.pdf 2,43 MB
Reviews
Kuropatwa_A_Recenzja_Bogacz_Wojtanowska_E.pdf 1,33 MB
Kuropatwa_A_Recenzja_Jajesniak_Quast_D.pdf 1,01 MB

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