Society

Young Europeans are prepared to relocate to find a job 

Thursday 26 April 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

To deal with the lack of job opportunities, many young Europeans are considering emigration as a real possibility. And the more qualified they are, the more they are willing to leave.


Migrants in the labour market: region of origin is a key factor

Tuesday 29 May 2018 | VoxEurop

There is no automatic assimilation of immigrants and their descendants into the same patterns of employment as natives, Eurofound researchers argue. 


Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted  in depth

Thursday 24 May 2018 | Paola Tamma
| VoxEurop

In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.


Why are there relatively fewer suicides in prison in the Balkans than elsewhere in Europe? 

Monday 14 May 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

The suicide rate in Balkan prisons is low compared to the rest of Europe, in part because of the different composition of the prison population.


Non-employment: an additional indicator for the labour market  in depth

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The unemployment rate as it is usually calculated provides an incomplete picture of the labour market situation and makes comparison between individual countries difficult. For a more accurate picture, the non-employment rate needs to be taken into account.


How is the Europeans' quality of life?

Tuesday 06 February 2018 | VoxEurop

Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, has published its annual report on Quality of Life.


Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Friday 23 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

A rich and diverse set of data providing a broad perspective on changing living conditions in Europe and elsewhere


No Place for Foreigners

Monday 16 April 2018 | VoxEurop

If you have a foreign name and you are looking for an apartment, you will significantly less likely to be contacted by landlords than a German applicant.


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.