Life in Europe

The most comprehensive overview of the gender pay gap in the UK

Friday 30 March 2018 | VoxEurop

With the deadline to submit salary details for male and female staff in the UK just days away, early findings show that almost 90 per cent of women still work for companies that pay them less than male colleagues


Europe and microcredit 

Tuesday 27 March 2018 | Davide Sighele
| OBC Transeuropa

Ethical finance is no longer a niche phenomenon, and neither is microcredit. The characteristics of the latter, however, vary widely between eastern and western Europe.


How cohesive is Europe?

Wednesday 07 February 2018 | VoxEurop

The ECFR has just released its second EU Cohesion Monitor, an index of the 28 member states of the European Union describing their readiness for joint action and cooperation


Drug situation (EMCDDA)

Tuesday 05 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on several different aspects of drug use and drug-related phenomena in Europe


Public opinion in the Balkans (Balkan Barometer)

Sunday 10 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on the perceptions of the Western Balkan business community and public opinion on several different topics.


Women still work more and enjoy less free time 

Thursday 08 March 2018 | Francesca Barca
| VoxEurop

Despite active gender equality policies, in every European country men have more daily leisure time than women, while women spend more time on domestic, unpaid work.


Europeans support intra-EU mobility 

Wednesday 31 January 2018 | VoxEurop

Europeans are becoming more enthusiastic about migration within Europe, but they remain generally hostile to immigration from outside the EU.


Growing inequalities in European pension schemes 

Friday 23 February 2018 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

From the age of retirement to pension rates, the crisis of 2008 has deepened the divide between European countries.


EU Commissioner Andriukaitis: Health inequalities are economic issue  in depth

Thursday 25 January 2018 | Eric Maurice
| EUobserver

Social and geographical inequalities in Europeans' health are one of the main challenges for the EU, says health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis.


Xenophobia in European cities 

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe