Radoslav Stamenkov – University of National and World Economy, 1700 Sofia, Student Town, UNWE, Bulgaria

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2019.101

5th International Conference – ERAZ 2019 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Budapest – Hungary, May 23, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia
Conference partners: Faculty of Economics and Business, Mediterranean University, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia;

ISBN 978-86-80194-20-2, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2019


The paper focuses on a problem identified as one of the scourges of modern society – human
trafficking. The text contributes to the literature on the topic by analysing the link between precarious
work, unemployment and their interrelationship with migration, and the growing vulnerability of large
groups of people to fall into trafficking. Through a secondary analysis of documents and a statistics
analysis, gathered by international institutions, a context is presented in which the vulnerability of people
to human trafficking is increased and defends the assertion that a solution to the problem should be
sought at the macro level – by adopting international agreements on joint activities and efforts against
this phenomenon, as well as on the meso and micro level.

Key words

Poverty, human trafficking, precarious work.


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