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"The purpose of the study is to review some of the demographic trends which have substantial influence on social security budgets. Thus the authors deal with nuptiality and...[divorce] with changes in family and household structures...[and] especially with one-person households and one-parent families." Data are from 12 selected countries of Europe plus(More)
One of the most widely discussed and perhaps most sensitive questions concerning the eastwards enlargement of the European Union is that of labour force migration. Our main goal in this paper is to address the question of whether the increased membership of the EU will really result in mass labour migration from Eastern Europe, including Hungary. First, we(More)
  • G Vukovich
  • 1986
The author addresses some of the economic and social implications of the aging of the population in Hungary. The study is based on a paper prepared within the scope of the project on Economic and Social Implications of Changing Age Distribution in Selected ECE Eountries carried out by the Secretariat of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (Population(More)
Although Hungary is in the initial phase of the diffusion of Internet use, digital inequality in terms of differences in use receives more and more emphasis , alongside inequality of access. In addition to an essentially quantitative approach, concerned with the pace of diffusion of Internet use and identification and characterization of social subgroups of(More)
The paper is based on the PISA 2000 survey and focuses on the international variation in reading scores of students in selected European nations. The analysis investigates the effect of students' sociological characteristics (like family background or family social and educational climate) as well as that of school climate and student-teacher relationship(More)
Probable changes in the size and structure of the population of Hungary up to the year 2000 are described. Four alternative hypotheses concerning the future are considered, but in all of them, the assumption is made that there will be an actual decrease in the total population by that date and that this will primarily affect rural areas. Consideration is(More)
In our study we examine the characteristics of the spread within society of information technology in general, and the internet in particular. We look at factors hindering its diffusion, especially the roles of material or cultural considerations in keeping the large group of people who do not use the internet away from the information society. For our(More)
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