European Journal of Service Management

Wcześniej: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Service Management

ISSN: 2450-8535     eISSN: 2353-2858     DOI: 10.18276/ejsm.2016.18-02
CC BY-SA   Open Access 

Lista wydań / Vol. 18, 2/2016
eGreen Jobs in the service economy - empirical analysis for selected European Union countries

Rok wydania:2016
Liczba stron:10 (13-22)
Słowa kluczowe: green economy green jobs educational market labour market demand for training offers supply of training offers
Autorzy: Jan Fazlagić
Poznan University of Economics and Business

Robert Skikiewicz
Poznan University of Economics and Business


This article’s main goal is to investigate the current trends in the EU labour market regarding the green economy which is dominated by the service sector. These occupations are called "green jobs". Empirical analyses were conducted based on the results of survey carried out among experts in three countries: Poland, Italy and Portugal. The situation of each country was briefly described, and then, the differences between these countries were verified by means of statistical tests. The subject of investigation in the article is to evaluate the education system and the labour market in the context of green jobs in selected countries. The issues related to the training needs in the green economy, are omitted in training programmes offered and available in selected countries.  Such observation allows for further assessment of the supply side of the educational market. Furthermore, the demand side of the educational market for each country facilitated the identification of the topics for training courses, which should be included in training programs. In the final part of the article the demand and supply sides of  the training offers for each country were compared.
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