• Delivery, transport, but also business services: more and more workers are opting for self-employed status by using online platforms to obtain assignments. This is a common phenomenon throughout the European Union.

    March 27, 2023

  • The Covid crisis has accelerated the rise of telework in all European countries, in all sectors of activity and all company sizes. This has benefited employees and companies, whose satisfaction and productivity levels have increased. But it also risks creating a digital divide between "teleworkable" jobs and those that are not.

    March 27, 2023

  • Employers are desperate to hire. All over Europe, the small ads that flourish in restaurant windows are turning yellow for lack of interested candidates - to the great annoyance of bosses. But the complaints go far beyond the hotel and restaurant sector.

    March 27, 2023

  • The answer is no, but why has the EU moved towards one-to-one trade agreements instead of relying on the WTO in recent years? The reasons lie in the immobility of the latter and the efficiency of the former.

    March 21, 2023

  • Which regions have the highest percentage of young people who are not working, not attending any school, nor engaged in any internship or apprenticeship? Eurostat data leaves no doubt: the regions with the highest proportion of NEETs in Europe are in Italy, particularly in the south.

    March 21, 2023

  • Between 2010 and 2020, the Hungarian government spent almost 1 billion euros, mainly coming from the EU, to build motorways where traffic is now less than 10 per cent of capacity. Why did they do it?

    March 16, 2023

  • Fewer and fewer young people, fewer and fewer graduates. Thirteen of Italy's twenty-one regions are not only in demographic decline, they are also struggling to get the remaining young people through third-level education. And it is not just the South that is struggling.

    March 14, 2023

  • Inflation is a major headache for every government in Europe, but the situation is worse in EU member states outside the eurozone. We took a look at how these countries have tried to tackle inflation, what they have done to protect their citizens – and what has gone wrong.

    March 13, 2023

  • Poverty among people who work is a widespread phenomenon in Europe, and it has remained nearly stable over the last 10 years. High work-intensity households are not spared, while younger people are often hit the hardest. Approximately 9 percent of working people in the EU live below the poverty line.

    January 10, 2023