The creation of jobs and growth through public and private investment is back on the European agenda. Let’s open the debate at the PES Fair Growth Conference 2015 on the current economic, financial and social challenges we are facing today.
Emmanuel Macron’s economic bill, designed to show the European Commission that France is serious about reform, will also submit parts of the economy to a glut of new regulations. EurActiv France reports .
The eurozone is struggling to revive itself, and may slip into recession in the next two years, slowing down the global economic recovery, according to the French Economic Observatory (OFCE). EurActiv.fr reports .
The French economist Jean Tirole has been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics for his work on the financial crisis, oligopolies and network industries. The staunch Europhile has also called for labour market reforms. EurActiv France reports .
The European Commission on Wednesday (27 August) said France's new government must urgently speed up its reform plan, aimed at helping the economy by cutting business taxes at the same time as trimming public spending to bring the deficit to within EU limits.
The time has come for France to resist Germany's "obsession" with austerity and promote alternative policies across the eurozone that support household consumption, firebrand French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said on Sunday.
In this EurActiv video statement, Guido Ravoet, Chief Executive of the European Banking Federation, outlines the federation’s view on the plans for structural reform that the European Commission has proposed at the beginning of this year and urges the EU to preserve the universal banking model.
Whether you are a European decision-maker, employer, employee or a European citizen - you need to know why manufacturing is so important to the European economy. It provides jobs, growth, prosperity and through this gives us all hope for the future generations of our families.
For many years during the Cold War, Finland wished to be part of the EU and to be seen as a truly Western country, but the difficult situation of having the Soviet Union next door prevented its accession to the Union until a referendum in 1994. Now, the Nordic country flourishes inside the EU where it plays the role of an arbitrator, Finnish experts say.
Europe’s 4,500 brewers can play a strong role in fighting youth unemployment and boosting the EU economy with the right government policies, according to a new EY report and panel discussion held on 4 December , at The Brewers of Europe’s annual gala.
Greece must achieve economic growth and a budget surplus before it can return to bond markets, Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said on Friday (9 August), adding the country would meet both conditions next year.
Backed by the European Parliament’s youth committee, around 100 Brussels-based workers gathered in front of the European Parliament today (17 July) to protest the abuse and inherent inequality of employers’ "hire an intern, not an employee" culture.
CES was proud to host the fourth Economic Ideas Forum, which was held in Helsinki during the 6th and 7th of June 2013 under the Patronage of Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen. This yearly conference brought together high level economic experts, Ministers of Economy, EU Commissioners, EU Prime Ministers, as well as CEOs of companies from around the world and enterprise representatives.
The White House on Wednesday (20 March) formally notified Congress of its plans to begin trade talks with the European Union, an effort to leverage the world's largest trade and investment relationship to create new economic growth.
For experts and analysts, the new year traditionally begins with the definition of the main trends of social, political and economic development. Actions in Ukraine show that some trends will have significant implications for the Ukrainian society, argues Lidiya Smola.