Constanţa POPESCU, Elena Diana ŞERB, Andreiana CARMEN


Conflict, regarded from the perspective of labor, is a topic amply debated lately by a variety of national and international authors. The added value of this article lies in the fact that conflict situations have been approached by means of their impact on employment, but also on health. Beside a theoretical presentation, the article highlights the evolution - recorded during a sufficiently long period of time - of the claims triggering conflicts and strikes, making a presentation of the nature, direction and intensity of the connection between the number of conflicts and employment, using simple linear regression, but also a presentation of the results of the opinion polls carried out by Eurofound concerning the attitude of the Europeans in relation to conflict. The general hypothesis of our paper starts from the premise according to which conflict situations amplify the misbalance on the labor market, but also trigger effects regarding the physical and psychological health of the people. The conclusions of the research underline the fact that anticipation of conflict situations has beneficial effects on employment, on a micro and macroeconomic level.


conflict; conflict situation; strike; employment; health.


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