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Our choice of data-driven coverage on European affairs, useful apps and online tools

Flagging “unexpected economic growth” across Europe

Wednesday 12 June 2019 | Voxeurop

Researchers at Bruegel think tank provide a fine-tuned analysis of EU regions’ growth performance between 2003 and 2015.

The European elections seen by Twitter

Thursday 06 June 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

What have the candidates for the European Parliament published on Twitter, and how much have the citizens interacted with them? EuVisions analysed 2.3 million Tweets in six member states. 

Can a graph explain the downfall of the German SPD?

Wednesday 05 June 2019 | Voxeurop

Income-related data relative to the German population might explain the downfall of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) over the past 15 years.

Young people in Europe support more integration and political participation

Wednesday 08 May 2019 | Voxeurop

The TUI foundation, a German organisation supporting “Young Europe”-related projects, published the Young Europe 2019 study, highlighting the opinions of 16 to 26-year-old EU citizens on the integration process.

Socio-economic inequalities across Germany

Monday 06 May 2019 | Voxeurop

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung released a research outlining the state of inequalities in Germany. Der Spiegel draws on the data and creates multidimensional heatmaps.

Go Green or bust, EU voters say

Sunday 21 April 2019 | Voxeurop

A recent poll by IPSOS Mori shows that protecting the environment is a key concern for European citizens. Mainstream parties running for seats in the EP should mind.

A Europe of economic regions

Friday 19 April 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

An article by Maarten Lambrechts analyses the distribution of cohesion funds that the European Union allocates according to the degree of local development. The resulting appearance of Europe is very different from the political map.

I am a (non-) believer

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Voxeurop

A new report taps into the issue of secularism in Spain. The analysis uncovers the long term evolution of the relationship between citizens and religion.

Defining Europe’s political battlefield ahead of the 2019 EU elections

Wednesday 10 April 2019 | Voxeurop

A survey conducted by YouGov for the European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) and published in 6 national media outlets highlights crucial concerns of EU citizens ahead of the continental elections.

The EU in the eyes of its citizens: lost in a twilight zone?

Tuesday 02 April 2019 | Voxeurop

PEW surveyed citizens from 10 member states to understand public opinions about the EU.