EC
1.4K views | +0 today
Follow
EC
Euro Challenge article database
Curated by nchs
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

OPINION: Spain votes ‘no’ on failed economic policies

Spanish voters reject the two-party system that presided over austerity and mass unemployment
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Greek debt crisis: 'Of all the damage, healthcare has been hit the worst'

Greek debt crisis: 'Of all the damage, healthcare has been hit the worst' | EC | Scoop.it
Critically low on staff, medicine, even gloves, after five years of austerity Greece’s state-run hospitals and clinics rely on volunteer medics and patience of patients
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Germany Fights Population Drop

Germany Fights Population Drop | EC | Scoop.it
As German towns work to hide the emptiness, demographers say a similar fate awaits other European countries, with frightening implications for the economy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

The Other Paris

The Other Paris | EC | Scoop.it
George Packer on the city’s immigrant suburbs, the Charlie Hebdo attacks, and France’s problems with Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, and Islamist radicalism.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Germany Finds Itself Playing the Villain in Greek Drama

Germany Finds Itself Playing the Villain in Greek Drama | EC | Scoop.it
Berlin's role as the enforcer in negotiations over Greece's debt could cause lasting damage to Germany's global image
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Mode d’emploi

Mode d’emploi | EC | Scoop.it
François Hollande has one last chance to tackle rising jobless rates
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Ireland’s economy: A solid recovery - OECD Observer

Ireland’s economy: A solid recovery - OECD Observer | EC | Scoop.it
The recovery in the Irish economy is well underway. Determined policy responses to the fiscal, economic and financial sector challenges Ireland faced are...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

The Italian job

The Italian job | EC | Scoop.it
Reviving Italy’s economy will require sacrifices not just from Italians, but also from Europe
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Greece: a European tragedy | Bruegel

Greece: a European tragedy | Bruegel | EC | Scoop.it
Wrapped up in the details of pension reforms and home foreclosure—matters that, no doubt, have important consequences for many— the big picture has faded into the background. It is easy to forget how we got here, and where we are going.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

5 facts about social welfare in Europe

5 facts about social welfare in Europe | EC | Scoop.it
During more than five years of economic crisis, the European welfare model has been challenged and re-defined in many ways.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

La Moncloa. Social Security system posts negative balance of 5.81 billion euros, equivalent to 0.54% of GDP [Government/News]

La Moncloa. Social Security system posts negative balance of 5.81 billion euros, equivalent to 0.54% of GDP [Government/News] | EC | Scoop.it
22 December 2015. The Social Security accounts show a negative balance of 5.81 billion euros at 30 November 2015, compared with a negative balance of 3.43 billion euros in the same period last year, according to the performance data shown in the Social Security Accounting Information System.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Spain's Rajoy loosens purse strings, recovery boosts election-year budget

Spain's Rajoy loosens purse strings, recovery boosts election-year budget | EC | Scoop.it
Spain's Mariano Rajoy sought to persuade Spaniards on Friday that earlier austerity would be reverted if he won re-election later this year, unveiling a 2016 budget featuring the first spending hikes since he took office.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

EU Commission faces infighting on Spanish budget

EU Commission faces infighting on Spanish budget | EC | Scoop.it
The EU executive has delayed the publication of a paper criticising the 2016 budget presented by Spain's conservative government.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Why there's little hope for Greece's unemployed

Why there's little hope for Greece's unemployed | EC | Scoop.it
If you're out of work in Greece, there is a good chance you may never find
employment again, official data suggest
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Income tax

Income tax | EC | Scoop.it
Where is income earned in Spain and elsewhere taxed and how much? Do you have to file a tax return? Can you appeal against the amount?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

'Nothing's changed': 10 years after French riots, banlieues remain in crisis

'Nothing's changed': 10 years after French riots, banlieues remain in crisis | EC | Scoop.it
Despite years of emergency assistance, residents of the suburbs that erupted into violence in 2005 are still waiting for things to improve
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Spanish austerity cuts put lives at risk, study finds

Spanish austerity cuts put lives at risk, study finds | EC | Scoop.it
Austerity cuts in Spain could lead to the effective dismantling of large parts of its healthcare system and significantly damage the health of the population, according to a study published on Thursday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

France becomes first country to force all supermarkets to give unsold food to needy

France becomes first country to force all supermarkets to give unsold food to needy | EC | Scoop.it
Supermarkets in France have been banned from throwing away or spoiling unsold food by law.

The stores are now required to donate unwanted food to charities and food banks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Italy puzzles over strong confidence, weak growth riddle

Italy puzzles over strong confidence, weak growth riddle | EC | Scoop.it
At first glance there is something odd about Italy's economic data. For months its consumer and business sentiment has been stronger than almost anywhere else in the euro zone, yet economic activity still lags its peers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Publications catalogue - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - European Commission

Publications catalogue - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - European Commission | EC | Scoop.it
Publications catalogue
nchs's insight:

Use the index at the bottom of the page to select the section that is relevant to your group!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Innovation and sustainability of European healthcare systems | Bruegel

Innovation and sustainability of European healthcare systems | Bruegel | EC | Scoop.it
The EU health sector represents 10% of GDP, 15% of public expenditure and 8% of the workforce, and has high potential for innovation and growth. Improvements in people's health impact productivity, labour supply, employability and workforce mobility.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Counting on the EU – public opinion on welfare state reforms | Bruegel

Counting on the EU – public opinion on welfare state reforms | Bruegel | EC | Scoop.it
Many European citizens accept that the EU shapes domestic welfare states. Nearly half of respondents considered its most important role to be setting minimum standards, a survey that was part of the Vision Europe Summit has revealed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Spain - EU Budget in my country - European Commission

The EU budget and Spain: where does the money come from and where is it spent?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

La Moncloa. State reduces its deficit by more than 11% to November, excluding local authorities [Government/News]

La Moncloa. State reduces its deficit by more than 11% to November, excluding local authorities [Government/News] | EC | Scoop.it
26 January 2016. The Ministry of the Treasury and Public Administration Services has published the budget execution figures for the Central Government, regional governments and Social Security system for the month of November in national accounting terms on its website.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by nchs
Scoop.it!

Spanish Prime Minister Unveils Austerity- Fatigue Budget in Run-Up to Election

Spanish Prime Minister Unveils Austerity- Fatigue Budget in Run-Up to Election | EC | Scoop.it
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced a 1% wage increase for Spain’s civil servants, the first in five years, as he unveiled a government budget for 2016 that seeks to address austerity fatigue in the run-up to parliamentary elections.
more...
No comment yet.