Comments on: Convergence in EU may stop without high-skilled workers – World Bank official https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/convergence-in-eu-may-stop-without-high-skilled-workers-world-bank-official/ EU news and policy debates across languages Mon, 10 Sep 2018 22:45:45 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: musicmaster https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/convergence-in-eu-may-stop-without-high-skilled-workers-world-bank-official/#comment-334988 Sat, 07 Jul 2018 08:44:15 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1254512#comment-334988 It is not just that the periphery has many low skilled workers. There is also the problem that many of the high skilled workers that they do have emigrate to Germany or another high wage country,

In the past the EU was a loose federation that allowed its member states to have their own development. Nowadays, it has centralized things so much that it has a few growth cores that work as a vampire while the rest become periphery.

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