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Emigration and Unemployment in Lithuania: Correlations, Influencing Factors and Destinations

Svedas, Severas LU (2013) EKHK18 20131
Department of Economic History
Abstract
This paper examines the extent to which emigration correlates to unemployment in Lithuania
during 1994-2012, unveils the main reasons behind the decision to emigrate and presents the
trends among emigrants’ destination countries. Even though there is no unanimous opinion, it
is argued that emigration is negatively correlated with unemployment. The Lithuanian case is
quite interesting and the numbers in Lithuanian statistics requires a more thorough analysis.
The conclusions drawn via IBM SPPS software are quite controversial and show positive
correlation, to a certain extent, between emigration and unemployment in Lithuania. The main
influences of emigration are extracted via the unique questionnaire and then analysed via
different... (More)
This paper examines the extent to which emigration correlates to unemployment in Lithuania
during 1994-2012, unveils the main reasons behind the decision to emigrate and presents the
trends among emigrants’ destination countries. Even though there is no unanimous opinion, it
is argued that emigration is negatively correlated with unemployment. The Lithuanian case is
quite interesting and the numbers in Lithuanian statistics requires a more thorough analysis.
The conclusions drawn via IBM SPPS software are quite controversial and show positive
correlation, to a certain extent, between emigration and unemployment in Lithuania. The main
influences of emigration are extracted via the unique questionnaire and then analysed via
different perspectives have a degree of controversy as well. The destination countries
compared from two different data sets are quite different, yet, show similar trends. (Less)
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author
Svedas, Severas LU
supervisor
organization
course
EKHK18 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
emigration, unemployment, reasons, factors, destination, host country, Lithuania.
language
English
id
3813722
date added to LUP
2013-10-14 14:55:53
date last changed
2016-08-30 04:08:44
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  abstract     = {This paper examines the extent to which emigration correlates to unemployment in Lithuania
during 1994-2012, unveils the main reasons behind the decision to emigrate and presents the
trends among emigrants’ destination countries. Even though there is no unanimous opinion, it
is argued that emigration is negatively correlated with unemployment. The Lithuanian case is
quite interesting and the numbers in Lithuanian statistics requires a more thorough analysis.
The conclusions drawn via IBM SPPS software are quite controversial and show positive
correlation, to a certain extent, between emigration and unemployment in Lithuania. The main
influences of emigration are extracted via the unique questionnaire and then analysed via
different perspectives have a degree of controversy as well. The destination countries
compared from two different data sets are quite different, yet, show similar trends.},
  author       = {Svedas, Severas},
  keyword      = {emigration,unemployment,reasons,factors,destination,host country,Lithuania.},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Emigration and Unemployment in Lithuania: Correlations, Influencing Factors and Destinations},
  year         = {2013},
}