ISSN: 1648 - 4460

International Journal of Scholarly Papers


Transformations  in
Business & Economics

Transformations in
Business & Economics

  • © Vilnius University, 2002-2013
  • © Brno University of Technology, 2002-2013
  • © University of Latvia, 2002-2013
Setting Up New Firms as an Opportunity to Reduce Unemployment
Tomasz Bernat, Jaroslaw Korpysa

ABSTRACT. The main aim of the present article is to analyse if financial support granted to the unemployed to start business activity is used effectively. The first part is based on the literature on the subject and presents active methods for combating unemployment with special reference to the role of financial resources allocated for setting up new firms and raised from national budget. The second part of the article is a synthetic analysis of the aforementioned issues and based on, among other things, reports published by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy as well as institutions dealing with public opinion research.

KEYWORDS: entrepreneurship, unemployment, firm, organization.

JEL classification: J64, L22, L26.

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