[Title:] Agrarian Economy and Rural Development - Realities and Perspectives for Romania. 6th Edition of the International Symposium [Publisher:] The Research Institute for Agricultural Economy and Rural Development (ICEADR) [Place:] Bucharest [Year:] 2015 [Pages:] 353-360
The main purpose of this scientific article was to disseminate the results of applied research of authors conducted within postdoctoral training sessions. The main objectives of the paper were: presenting current general economic and social context from Romanian rural areas and the specific problems of rural communities in the context of their integrated sustainable development; assessing the motivations of young university graduates (cycle I, II and III Bologna) to choose a rural area as a destination to live and work. To achieve these objectives has been achieved at national level case study based on an applied research materialized as the original investigation using a questionnaire with nine questions. In the applied / qualitative research were collected and processed 190 questionnaires completed by students, master and doctoral students from 11 higher education institutions in Romania, and the responses from the questionnaires were interpreted in conjunction with economic indicators and social features integrated economic development rural communities. For conceiving this article were made a series of original analysis, respectively they were issued some opinions and personal recommendations based on the experience of the authors as researcher and on the realities captured in the field. In the context of the integrated approach to the development of Romanian rural communities, purpose and outcome of the economical and social process it is need to find and maintain a balance between all parts of the countryside, so as to ensure both a quantitative trend upward (economic growth) and qualitative (sustainable development).
rural areas Romania sustainable development young people specialists