Elena Sorina Caragiani

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Considering the vulnerable groups’ economic, social and political life, the main aim of this research is to review the connection between the disabled individuals’ social and economic inclusion and the economic development. Different from other papers, I have pointed out the background dissimilarities of disabled people among EU member states. The methodological research consists in employing a review of existing literature into this field, in order to draw up an integrative and substantiated approach of the disabled people. The main results of the paper bring a comprehensive contribution for the continuous struggle to improve the life standards of disabled individuals. Thus, this paper represents the foremost foundation for further research, for deepening the macro-econometric endeavor, in order to support the disabled individuals’ social and economic inclusion, by reshaping the existing strategies and policies.


social and economic inclusion, disabled people, sustainable economic development, literature review

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