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Webinar We Missed

Webinar We Missed | nchsec | Scoop.it

Select "The Euro Crisis and European Integration."

 

Beginning is overview on how/why the EU was created.  Interesting and relevent graphs from about 33:30-48 minutes

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In Italy, Facing the End of the Lifetime Job

In Italy, Facing the End of the Lifetime Job | nchsec | Scoop.it
When Prime Minister Mario Monti remarked that having a job for life in today’s economy was no longer feasible for young people, he laid bare one of the tenets of Italian society that is now at risk.
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Germany's Painful Unemployment Fix : NPR

After sweeping changes to its labor laws the country's unemployment rate is now just 6.2 percent. Here's how it works.
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What Is GDP? : NPR

What Is GDP? : NPR | nchsec | Scoop.it
How do you measure the whole economy in one number? In the first of a series of videos we're doing with Slate, Adam Davidson goes shopping with economist Simon Johnson to find out the answer.
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What is GDP and why is it so important?

What is GDP and why is it so important? | nchsec | Scoop.it
The gross domestic product (GDP) is one the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country's economy.
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Gloomy forecast for euro zone

http://www.euronews.net/ The European Commission says the euro zone's economic growth will slow sharply next year. It predicts weak confidence will undermine...
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25 EU countries ready to sign new treaty aimed at tightening spending rules for eurozone | CanadianBusiness.com

25 EU countries ready to sign new treaty aimed at tightening spending rules for eurozone | CanadianBusiness.com | nchsec | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS - All countries in the European Union, except Britain and the Czech Republic, agreed Monday to sign up to a new treaty designed to stop overs...
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Inside Ciccolella, Italy's leading producer of cut flowers

Inside Ciccolella, Italy's leading producer of cut flowers | nchsec | Scoop.it
Ciccolella, Italy's leading producer of cut flowers...
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Italy's Prime Minister: A good professor in Rome

Italy's Prime Minister: A good professor in Rome | nchsec | Scoop.it
BEFORE the European Union summit on January 30th, Italy’s new prime minister, Mario Monti, will have visited the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, and the British pr...
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Europe's deepening crisis

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THE interactive graphic above (updated January 13th 2011) illustrates the depth of the problems that the European economy faces.
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Podcast: Italy's A Nice Place, But The Neighborhood's Going Downhill : NPR

"It's tough to be the Italian house in the deteriorating European neighborhood," PIMCO's head of European portfolio management tells us.
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A crisis-born fledgling

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FINDING those hidden treasures, the mid-size mostly family-run companies—known as the Mittelstand—which power Germany’s export machine, is getting a little easier for would-be investors.
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Spanish practices

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SPAIN’S new government is learning to be wary of microphones. Mariano Rajoy, the prime minister, was caught by one claiming his labour reform would provoke strikes.
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Flaming February

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THE pattern has become familiar: a late-night austerity vote in the Greek parliament, a riot in the square outside.
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Recap: Brussels Summit

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Leaders of 25 European Union governments agreed Monday night on what some billed as a historic pact to move to closer fiscal union and signed off on the details of a permanent bailout fund for the euro zone—yet Greece's looming debt restructuring...
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Italy’s Monti Says Europe Needs More Growth, IMF Flexibility - Businessweek

Italy’s Monti Says Europe Needs More Growth, IMF Flexibility - Businessweek | nchsec | Scoop.it
European leaders must complement austerity with growth policies while the International Monetary Fund needs more flexibility in providing aid to halt the euro- region’s debt crisis, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said.
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European Union leaders struggle to reconcile austerity, growth

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BRUSSELS: European leaders struggled to reconcile austerity with growth on Monday at a summit due to approve a permanent rescue fund for the euro zone and put finishing touches to a German-driven...
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Europe in numbers: who gives what in, who gets what out?

Europe in numbers: who gives what in, who gets what out? | nchsec | Scoop.it
Even without anomalies such as the UK rebate, the EU's financial affairs present a complex picture of payments to and fro between the central institutions and the member statements.
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Europa | World news | The Guardian

Europa | World news | The Guardian | nchsec | Scoop.it
The Guardian is teaming up with five leading European newspapers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland to explore the benefits and drawbacks of the European project.
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