ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OF RURAL INHABITANTS - MODEL APPROACH ON THE BASE OF OWN RESEARCH

Keywords: economic activity, rural inhabitants, logistic regression model, Poland

Abstract

The aim of the paper was to identify determinants of economic activity of rural inhabitants in Poland. The research conducted in 2006 was done in 1000 rural household from 24 poviats in the whole country. Analyses of 2581 adult members of researched households was made in order to elaborate a model identifying influence of particular socio-economic variables on probability of economic inactivity among rural inhabitants. The most popular causes of economic inactivity were a lack of hope for finding a job and after that family matters, especially care for children. The set of factors which influence on probability of unemployment consists of: inhabited macro-region, sex, age, position in a family, occupation and additional qualifications as well as living in a household with a farm or without a farm. The statistical influence of them was confirmed in the estimated logistic regression model of economic inactivity.

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Published
2009-12-30
How to Cite
Drejerska, N. (2009). ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OF RURAL INHABITANTS - MODEL APPROACH ON THE BASE OF OWN RESEARCH. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 8(4), 23-34. Retrieved from https://aspe.sggw.pl//article/view/3850