The macroeconomic consequences of an increase in the minimum wage will include an increase in the prices of certain services, a slight increase in unemployment, and an increase in the propensity to operate in the grey economy.
Serbia is praised by the EU for its economic policies and criticized for the weak rule of law. Meanwhile experts discuss the reliability of the economic statistic data provided by the government of Serbia.
In the coming decades, there will be fewer and fewer workers in Poland, they will be getting increasingly old, and these trends could only be limited by higher fertility and professional activity rates.
According to the employment agency, Work Service, and its 5th Report on Polish migration only 11.9 per cent of respondents replied that they were considering moving abroad which was the lowest level since the beginning of the year, and down by 7 per cent.
Thousands of Ukrainians who have already come to Poland in search of work, and potentially several million people waiting in line, are not only cheap and unskilled workers. Educated and enterprising people are increasingly willing to emigrate as well.
“Before we start looking outside Poland for qualified workers, it is worth realizing that they are already here, but they work below their skills,” says Paweł Kaczmarczyk, PhD, from the Centre of Migration Research of the University of Warsaw.