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Economy & Jobs 15-07-2019

OECD calls on members to speed up reforms, focus on innovation

In its annual growth report, the OECD painted a gloomy picture: rising inequalities, slowing growth and strong headwinds for the global market economy, notably because of trade wars. EURACTIV Germany summarised the OECD's recommendations for Europe.
Global Europe 11-07-2017

Migration only factor bumping up EU population

The European Union’s population increased last year, despite the same number of births and deaths being recorded. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics office, said the bump was driven by migration.
Active ageing 14-06-2017

Report finds human rights abuses in Europe’s nursing homes

Ahead of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day tomorrow (15 June), a new report heats up the discussion about the conditions of the elderly in Europe’s nursing homes.

German population set to shrink by 10 million by 2060

Germany's population is set to decline by about 10 million people by 2060 as immigrants arriving in Europe's top economy fail to offset a falling birth rate, new projections showed Tuesday.

Europe prepares for first wave of retiring baby-boomers

The first wave of baby boomers will retire next year, marking a demographic shift that will reshape European labour markets over the next 20 years and widen the skills gap that many companies are already struggling to fill.
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