Economy

What drives innovation across Europe? 

Tuesday 03 September 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

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. 


European electric cars pick up speed 

Tuesday 27 August 2019 | Justin Delépine
| Alternatives Economiques

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.


Gas in Cyprus: blessing or curse? 

Monday 17 December 2018 | Chloé Emmanouilidis
| VoxEurop

Since some of the world’s largest gas reserves were discovered in Cyprus, the island has been coveted by fossil-fuel giants. The situation is burdening delicate negotiations on reunification.


A Europe of economic regions

Friday 19 April 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

An article by Maarten Lambrechts analyses the distribution of cohesion funds that the European Union allocates according to the degree of local development. The resulting appearance of Europe is very different from the political map.


Four years of token sales around the world in one graph

Monday 15 January 2018 | VoxEurop

Elementus listed the token sales (Initial Coin Offers, ICO) that successfully raised at least $100k (€85k) from the beginning of 2014 through the end of November 2017.


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”.