ANALYSIS OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE MINING SECTOR TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE FORECASTED DEMAND FOR HARD COAL

  • Manowska, A.
  • Rybak, A.
Abstract:
Hard coal in Poland is a fuel used mainly for the production of electricity. For this reason coal is essential to ensure the country's energy and social security. Currently there are 80 000 workers employed in the Polish mines (as of 31.12.2016) who maintain their families, drive the economy and pay taxes. The annual cost incurred by the state in connection with the functioning of only one unemployed person is approx. 2100 EURO taking into account only the health insurance costs, opportunity costs [1]. Mining is therefore a significant employer especially in the Silesian region. The problems faced by coal companies force them to take active steps in the field of energy market modeling with particular emphasis on the hard coal role. This issue is extremely important due to the huge decline in demand for raw materials, coal prices and the unstable financial condition of producers. A huge problem are also job loss employees fears. The developed theoretical model of hard coal sales will allow for the creation of new strategies and will enable the simulation of decisions possible consequences.
SGEM Research areas:
Year:
2017
Type of Publication:
In Proceedings
Keywords:
Productivity; employment; demand for hard coal
Volume:
17
SGEM Book title:
4th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2017
Book number:
5
SGEM Series:
International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts-SGEM
Pages:
75-82
Publisher address:
51 Alexander Malinov blvd, Sofia, 1712, Bulgaria
SGEM supporters:
Bulgarian Acad Sci; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Russian Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci & Arts; Slovak Acad Sci; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; World Acad Sci; European Acad Sci, Arts & Letters; Ac
Period:
24 - 30 August 2017
ISBN:
978-619-7408-17-1
ISSN:
2367-5659
Conference:
4th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2017, 24 - 30 August 2017
DOI:
10.5593/sgemsocial2017/15/S05.010
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