Economy

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.


Chinese money is Europe’s next big challenge 

Friday 31 May 2019 | Andreas Vou
| VoxEurop

Chinese investments in Europe have reached dizzying heights in the last two decades but, while they pose an appealing opportunity for economic growth to some countries, they are seen as a direct threat by some of the continent’s wealthier states.


R&D: Europe’s knowledge economy in trouble 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Marc Chevallier
| Alternatives Economiques

In March 2000, at a summit meeting in Lisbon, European Union countries agreed on an ambitious objective: to make the EU, by 2010, “the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion”.


Where are the biggest banks? 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

Among the European countries with the largest banks are the United Kingdom, France and Germany.


The confidence in the economy is decreasing more rapidly in the UK than in the EU

Wednesday 05 June 2019 | Newsworthy

The confidence in the economy in the United Kingdom decreased significantly in May 2019 compared to the same month last year, down from 107.3 to 94.5 points.


Who is in debt in Europe? 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

Unsustainable debt is a problem. A debtor who is in too deep debt risks not being able to repay creditors. So where are the risks to be found in Europe?


Visualizing global trade flows

Sunday 12 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What does a country import and export? How will its business evolve over time? What are the drivers of export growth?


Croatia goes to the polls 

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Croatia, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Croatia takes place.


Cyprus goes to the polls 

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Cyprus, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Cyprus takes place.


Slovenia goes to the polls 

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Slovenia, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Slovenia takes place.