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In their quest for competitiveness many countries are fixated on cutting the cost of labor, in particular by reducing social-insurance contributions. But it that the right solution?
Every year the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) releases its Sustainable economic development assessment (SEDA) report. A coefficient points at which countries are able to transform economic wealth into well-being.
The undoing of decades of UK-EU integration will mean huge economic disruption on both sides. The exit from the single market could mean a rise in tariffs of 4 to 5 per cent for the goods sold in Britain, and a drop of 7 per cent of British exports.
The budgetary discipline which paid for social spending in Antonio Costa’s first term is now hurting Portugal’s growth.
Every year, about 10,000 people across Europe die prematurely because of diesel car emissions exceeding limits
Despite the Dieselgate scandal, diesel-fueled cars are still the most popular in Europe. A trend that is slowly changing, as governments and the public opinion are starting to grasp with their impact on public health.
The Global Innovation Index by WIPO is the most comprehensive benchmark concerning innovation policies. Data relative to Europe highlight stark differences in the performance of states both across and within geographical areas.
Locked for years in digital alienation, the EU has set a new standard on data protection and privacy, wrestling back some control from Silicon Valley. But with the coming of age of AI-based applications, Chinese firms strive in turn for a piece of the colony.
Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries
A report by the NGO Transport and Environment promises a six-fold increase in Europe’s electric-car production by 2025. But Chinese producers continue to dominate the sector.