Main indicators of the Bulgarian labor market after EU accession
Romanian Journal of Labour and Social Studies, vol. 1, N1
Labor market is one of the most sensitive markets in the economy and therefore one of the dynamically changing one. EU Accession of Bulgaria (2007) has brought a significant change in its state. This paper researches and analyzes some of the key indicators, that have an influence over its status and perspectives after 2007. Using data from Bulgarian National Statistical Institute and EUROSTAT is presenting an information about main indicators such as GDP, inflation, investment activity, foreign investment level over a ten-year period (up 2007 to 2016) identified as essential for the Bulgarian labor market. By comparative analysis are defined the key trends of its development over the period and evaluated their relevance to those in the EU member states. There are indicated the problems related to the labor market and its remuneration in Bulgaria, the main steps for their solution and marked the perspectives for their development.
labor market, Bulgaria, employment, activity, wages