Work detail

Economics of family

Author: Mgr. Olga Sivková
Year: 2009 - winter
Leaders: prof. Ing. Lubomír Mlčoch CSc.
Work type: EEI & EP
Language: Czech
Pages: 111
Awards and prizes: M.A. with distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an excellent state-final examination performance and for an extraordinarily good masters diploma thesis.
Abstract: Family is concerned as the oldest institution of human society, which has occurred in all known cultures around the world and which reflects the contemporary development of society. The changes in this institution that revealed in all developed economies in 20th century (family size reduced, low level of fertility, higher age at the first marriage, high divorce rate, cohabitation, etc.) arouse the interest in family in all socio-scientific disciplines, economics not excluded. Family is important economic agent on the market as consumer and supplier of work as well as provider of human and social capital and positive externalities.
This thesis concerns about the family economics from perspective of family development and its relationship to the market economy. It introduces the basic economics models in economics and family policy related to the current development in the Czech Republic. The part of the thesis is also devoted to the form of financial support to Czech families via social security system and via tax policy. The basic data analysis available on family accounts from the Czech Statistical Office and population development in the Czech Republic is also involved.
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