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New European legislation will significantly increase the accessibility of data produced with public finances: therefore, data produced by public enterprises, i.e. companies which provide essential services such as public transport to many cities.
The European Commission released the latest update concerning the results achieved by the Investment Plan for Europe. We analysed the data to give a more qualitative overview of how resources were allocated and how many SMEs benefitted from the plan in each EU country.
Arriving in millions, foreign visitors contributed to the Catalan capital’s economic boom. But the downside to mass tourism, fuelled by cheap flights and low-cost accommodation sites, has led to growing disgruntlement from locals.
In order to shed light on the issue of convergence within European countries, Eurofund published two reports in December 2018.
The annual "Green Finance Mapping" report examines the financing granted by every large development bank in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or to adapt to climate change.
How many are there? Who are they? What kind of work do they do? These are all questions that the report seeks to answer, with figures to support them.
The French Economic Observatory (OFCE) devoted a journal issue to improvements in European integration.
Fewer births, greater life expectancy, emigration. These are some of the ingredients adding up to local labour shortages - now a major problem in many Eastern European countries.
It’s back to the drawing board for Italy and its draft budget. And according to Rome, this is not even the most serious case in the EU. So, what is the state of affairs in other countries?
Many European cities did not wait for central governments’ green light to take advantage of the opportunities provided by technology and big data to improve governance and their citizens’ lives. A closer look at Utrecht and Santander shows how smart cities can play a role model.