• Elena Rihova University of Economics, Prague
  • Iva Peckova University of Economics, Prague
Keywords: Unemployment, clustering.


Unemployment level moves in a cyclical manner. Hovewer, not only business cycle has an influence on unemployment levels, but also labour market policies and demographic developments may also influence the short and long-term evolution. Some unemployed are willing and able to work for pay currently available to work, and have actively searched for work, though. Unlike them, there is a group of unemployed, which are not are willing and able to change their position and find a job, “unhopefully” unemployed. For economic and social governance is key to define a group of “unhopefully” and “hopefully” unemployed. The purpose of this study was to find a statistical methodology, which help to define the group of “hopefully” unemployed. The study was held on unemployment from Czech Republic during 2014.


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