Economy

Greece exits bailout, but no quick recovery ahead  in depth

Monday 20 August 2018 | Damiano Bacci
Eric Maurice
| Voxeurop
EUobserver

On 20 August, Greece officially exited the three-year EU bailout plan it accepted when it was on the verge of bankruptcy and close to be pushed out of the eurozone. While it marks the end of eight years of financial crisis and austerity, the exit from international aid doesn't mean a quick recovery.




Unemployment is declining more in Spain than in the EU

Monday 20 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment was 15.2 percent in Spain in June 2018, compared to 16.5 percent in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the EU has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


Unemployment is steady in France – while declining in the EU

Friday 17 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.2 percent in France in June 2018, the same as in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


Male unemployment is declining more in Ireland than in the EU

Thursday 16 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate among men was 5.1 percent in Ireland in June 2018, compared to 6.5 percent in December 2017. In the same period, male unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.0 percent to 6.7 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Wednesday 15 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in Cyprus in June 2018, compared to 10.4 percent in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Friday 06 July 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in Cyprus in March, compared to 12.3 percent in March 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.9 percent to 7.1 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Portugal than in the EU

Tuesday 14 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in Portugal in June 2018, compared to 7.9 percent in December 2017. In the same period the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent. 


Unemployment is declining more in Cyprus than in the EU

Friday 18 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in Cyprus in March 2018, compared to 12.3 percent in March 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.9 to 7.1 percent.


All over Europe, housing has become all too expensive 

Thursday 14 December 2017 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

In most of EU countries rents and houses' price are growing faster than income. And finding a place to live has become an issue.


Unemployment is growing in Iceland, while declining in the EU

Monday 09 July 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 2.8 percent in Iceland in May, compared to 2.6 percent in May 2017, while in the same period the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.7 percent to 7.0 percent.