Economy

Inequality according to Thomas Piketty, in 10 graphs 

Wednesday 18 September 2019 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital and Ideology, contains more than 160 graphs and about 10 tables which together tell a new story about inequality over the last two and a half centuries. We have selected some of the most interesting data.


World Economic Ranking

Wednesday 21 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Bank classifies economies into four groups each year: low, middle, high and high income.


Budgets for judicial systems

Tuesday 20 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) aims to report, understand, and analyze the budgets allocated to the functioning of the justice system.


Consolidated list of persons, groups and entities subject to EU financial sanctions

Tuesday 20 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Union intervenes to prevent conflicts or to deal with emerging or real crises. 


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”.


Can Europe avoid the coming crisis? 

Monday 26 August 2019 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The international outlook for this autumn does not seem rosy. Will Europe be able to act in response to the warning signs? That will largely depend on the German government’s willingness to (finally) let go of the dogmas imposed on the eurozone for the last decade.


The most innovative square kilometers in Europe

Thursday 22 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

A spatial analysis of where patents come from, which combines different datasets and sheds light on both hyper-local and continental phenomena, by Topi Tjukanov.


Too many young people are NEETs 

Friday 13 October 2017 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

They are neither working nor studying. Their population exploded with the crisis, especially in Southern Europe


What do workers want? 

Tuesday 30 July 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

How do people in the job market evaluate professional opportunities? The latest Randstad Employer Brand Research survey highlights key trends and behaviours at the global level. We took a look at the data as it relates to EU member states.


EU smart cities join the data boom 

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop
MobileReporter

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.