Hungary - The impact of emigration of skilled labour - December 31, 2017

In several articles, the impact of emigration of the skilled labour on the labour market is discussed. The authors reflect on the number of citizens abroad, most of them young, qualified professionals aiming to work. The total population is falling, whilst most of the emigrants are from the active age groups before starting a family. The effect on important parts of the economy are becoming manifest. The biggest opposition party Jobbik therefore has launched a proposal for a European ‘wage union’, with the aim to eliminate wage inequalities in the EU.

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