Economy

In OECD countries, a quarter of the salary goes to taxes 

Friday 18 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

A new report shows disparities between the 40.5 percent in Belgium and the 7 percent paid in Chile. The analysis also offers detailed information according to the type of family.


More than one in four young employed in Europe work on weekends  

Wednesday 30 May 2018 | Catherine André
| VoxEurop

Weekend work is daily business for 29 percent of Europeans aged 20 to 34.


Europe still digitally divided 

Friday 29 September 2017 | VoxEurop

Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries


The Merkelisation of Europe  in depth

Friday 22 September 2017 | Markus Becker
Caroline Wiemann
| Spiegel Online

Angela Merkel is the most powerful head of government in the EU. How has Europe changed during her chancellorship?


How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

Monday 23 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Based on data for mergers and acquisitions, investment and joint-venture deals, Bloomberg looks at China’s diffuse but expanding footprint in Europe in the last ten years.


Why Italy is fed up with Europe 

Monday 11 June 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The rise to government of Eurosceptic parties is the consequence of austerity policies made in the name of cleaner public finances and of the euro convergence criteria.


Ireland and Switzerland, the European “globalisation champions” 

Friday 08 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Ireland is the most globalised European country and Switzerland is the one that gained the most from the economy’s globalisation since 1990.


One in four Spaniards and Poles has a temporary job 

Thursday 07 June 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Spain and Poland are leaders in temporary employment in the EU, while the Baltic states and Romania lead on permanent jobs.


Are European data watchdogs prepared for GDPR? 

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
Peter Teffer
Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

European data protection authorities are conducting profoundly different recruitment policies to enforce the EU's upcoming new privacy rules.


EU budget: Where are the biggest cuts and increases? 

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
Eszter Zalan
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

After weeks of opacity, the European Parliament has released figures which show the differences between the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027 and the previous one for the 2014-2020 period.