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Every year, hundreds of thousands of Europeans participate in the Erasmus scheme and take part in an academic and cultural exchange that goes on to influence their careers and lives. Plenty of youngsters remain partially excluded from it however.
Only two European Union member states confirm that they had strategic reserves of the most effective and safe vaccine against monkeypox, a smallpox-like virus.
The unequal distribution and access to Erasmus grants creates a gap between students that threatens the cohesion among European regions
VAT is a regressive tax, putting more burden to the poor than to the rich. Indeed, VAT applies the same rate to everyone regardless of their level of wealth – but the richer you are, the lower the proportion of your revenue goes to consumption. VAT cancels out one-third of the effects of fiscal redistribution.
The proportion of people living at risk of poverty has dropped in most European countries over the last five years. But a few countries counters this trend, and large gaps remain within nations. In this report we look closer at the risk of poverty across Europe.
The Inequality Observatory is an independent French institute that compiles a large number of statistics on inequalities.
An overview of the distribution of wealth in Europe. What has changed from the 1980s to today?
Over the last decade, Bulgaria and Romania are experiencing a very significant decrease in the risk of poverty and social exclusion. The situation is improving above all in provincial towns.
Accessibility to cities offers a first step toward tracking the spots where gaps in accessibility remain, and where the world can collectively address the most fundamental inequalities still experienced today.
Over the past fifteen years, thanks to a growing interest in the evolution of global wealth and income inequality, there has been a growing body of scientific literature.