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Economy & Jobs 13-12-2017

An EU fund for industrial relations could strengthen Social Europe

On 17 November, EU leaders met with social partners in Gothenburg, Sweden, to discuss how to foster more and better jobs and growth in Europe. Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, Eva Nordmark and Göran Arrius describe how the EU should now proceed.

EU outflanked by Asian rivals on green economy

Europe's stimulus spending on greening the economy is dwarfed by China's investment, with some EU countries diverting less than 2% of national recovery plans into sustainable industries. The disparity has sparked fears that 'green jobs' will migrate to Asia.
Security 03-07-2004

Dutch Presidency: Priorities [Archived]

The priorities of the Dutch presidency are further EU enlargements, justice and home affairs, giving the EU a wider role in external relations, the sustainable growth of the European economy and the financial perspectives for the period 2007-2013.
Future EU 14-04-2004

Kalniete and Balázs kick off EP’s new commissioner hearings

Two experienced diplomats kicked off the three-day series of hearings in the European Parliament, answering questions about CAP reform, the EU's finances and double majority voting.

EU economic recovery driven by external factors, employment still lagging

The Commission's Spring Economic Forecast expects the recent upward trend to continue in 2004. However, this development more is fuelled by global trade rather than domestic demand.
Euro & Finance 14-10-2003

UNICE: EU economy shows signs of recovery; competitiveness remains key

According to a UNICE survey, the EU's economic recovery is far too slow, and Member States are urged to renew their commitment to the Lisbon agenda.
Enlargement 31-03-2003

Does enlargement matter for the EU economy?

Does enlargement matter for the EU economy? The forthcoming enlargement round is the EU’s biggest ever: ten new members – eight Central and Eastern European countries plus Malta and Cyprus – are set to join the Union in May 2004....
Enlargement 26-11-2002

EBRD forecasts stronger growth in 2003 for candidate countries

The latest Transition Report published by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) predicts that economic growth in candidate countries will continue to outperform world output growth in 2003. The Report, released on 25 November 2002, forecasts output to grow to 4 per cent in 2003 after an expansion rate of 3.5 per cent in 2002.
Enlargement 25-10-2002

The economic impact of enlargement on the European economy: problems and perspectives

The economic impact of enlargement on the European economy: problems and perspectives Abstract Much of the attention on the economic aspects of the forthcoming enlargement of the EU have concentrated upon the high-profile issues which are linked to the level...
15-10-2002

Focus on the new economy and productivity

Focus on the new economy and productivity This issue looks at two aspects related to the broader topics of productivity and the new economy in the USA. Certainly, the recent terrorist attacks on the USA have led to noticeably higher...
Enlargement 18-09-2002

A catching-up demand but still rather marginal

A catching-up demand but still rather marginal The figures recently published by EUROSTAT on Information Technologies in the applicant countries remind us that their contribution to the overall demand in the enlarged Europe still remains marginal even if they are...
Enlargement 11-09-2002

Recovery in sight if there is no double dip in the US

Recovery in sight if there is no double dip in the US It was clearly expected that the growth in Central Europe (CEECs) will be weaker in 2002 than in 2001 taking into account the world economy sharp slowdown. But...
Enlargement 20-08-2002

Did Accession to the EU Affect Small and Large Firms Differently? The Case of the Austrian Retail an

Did Accession to the EU Affect Small and Large Firms Differently? The Case of the Austrian Retail and Wholesale Sector Abstract This paper, published by the European Integration Online Papers in July 2002, analyses the effects that Austria’s accession to...
Euro & Finance 15-08-2002

Euroland’s recovery stonewalled by stocks and currency

Euroland’s recovery stonewalled by stocks and currency Equity markets have slumped to a 5-year low. Whether current levels are anywhere close to fair value depends crucially on the valuation model and on the required risk premium. Further uncertainty caused by...
Enlargement 19-07-2002

Economic momentum in selected accession countries

Economic momentum in selected accession countries The following article takes a closer look at the progress achieved with convergence over the last few years in selected accession countries. All in all, the region coped relatively well with last year’s international...
Enlargement 09-07-2002

Study warns of slower growth in candidate countries

A new report by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) warns of slower growth and a decline in industrial production in the transition countries.
Enlargement 20-05-2002

The enlargement for Italy: constraints – opportunities

The enlargement for Italy: constraints – opportunities The discourse on the enlargement of Europe has obviously evolved during the last months. There are not only the AGNELLI foundation reports presented three weeks ago or from the Direction General of the...
Enlargement 19-05-2002

Management of human resources in the East

Management of human resources in the East One of the consequences of the weakening European ideal is that Western companies, among them also French ones, see their role of main actors in the construction of a Social Europe being reinforced,...
Enlargement 15-05-2002

EBRD predicts weaker growth in candidate countries

The countries of central and eastern Europe grew by 4.3 per cent in 2001, outperforming global economy, but their growth will weaken in 2002, according to the latest EBRD transition report.
Enlargement 15-05-2002

The Barcelona Scorecard: The status of economic reform in the enlarging EU

The Barcelona Scorecard: The status of economic reform in the enlarging EU Only a new ‘High Representative for Economic Policy’ can ensure the EU meets its 2010 target of becoming “the most dynamic and competitive knowledge-based economy in the world”....
Enlargement 06-05-2002

UNECE Economic Survey: Candidate countries escape the global slowdown

The 2002 Economic Survey of Europe, released by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on 2 May, confirms that the candidates for EU membership have escaped the global slowdown.
Enlargement 25-04-2002

Commission forecasts 4 percent growth for candidate countries

The Commission forecasts a recovery of growth in the candidate countries in 2003 due to an expected return to normal.
Enlargement 17-04-2002

Commission calls on candidates to ensure macroeconomic and financial stability

A report on macroeconomic and financial sector stability in the candidate countries, released by the Commission on 16 April, calls on these countries to develop their own capacity for implementing permanent and continuous risk monitoring.
Enlargement 14-03-2002

Commission urges candidates to improve macroeconomic stability

The Commission has urged the candidate countries to strengthen their macroeconomic stability and financial sector capacity in order to cope with development.