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Issue archive / nr 51/3 2018
Seasonality of the total number of the workers in Poland

Authors: Kamila Radlińska
Politechnika Koszalińska Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych

Maria Klonowska-Matynia
Politechnika Koszalińska Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych
Keywords: labor market workers seasonality
Year of publication:2018
Page range:11 (253-263)
Klasyfikacja JEL: C10 E23 E32 J21
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Seasonality is an issue discussed relatively rarely in the labor market analyses. More frequent research in the area of labor market focuses on a long-term or cyclical analysis, but seasonal fl uctuations may constitute a signifi cant part of the short-term variability of phenomena. Full labor market analysis requires the consideration of short-term changes as well. This paper aims at the analysis of seasonality of the total number of the workers in Poland. Within the framework of the analysis one attempted to defi ne the size and tendency of changes in seasonality of the number of the workers in Poland and its distribution in the course of the year. The analysis was based on the Central Statistical Offi ce data on the number of the workers in Poland from January 2010 to December 2017. Seasonal factors of the number of the workers were separated with the Census X-12 ARIMA algorithm. The obtained results indicate that the seasonality of number of workers in Poland is small, it is characterized by a falling tendency.
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