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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Europe – November 2019

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook: Europe. Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started to appear, especially in investment. Services and domestic consumption have been …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Cloud Computing

MarketLine has published the report “Global Cloud Computing”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2014 and 2018, as well as forecasts to 2023. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions of …
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European Jobs Monitor 2019

Eurofound has recently published the latest EJM annual report 2019: Shifts in the employment structure at regional level. Accumulating evidence indicates that large metropolitan centres are faring much better than other regions within the Member States of the EU. Such interregional inequality contributes to disenchantment with existing political systems, which in turn can weaken the …
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Annual Review of Working Life 2018

This Eurofound report – the latest in an annual series – describes the main developments in industrial relations and the regulations affecting working conditions at EU level and in the EU Member States and Norway during 2018. Based on data from the Network of Eurofound Correspondents, it presents information related to national social dialogue actors …
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Upward Convergence in Employment and Socioeconomic Factors

Upward convergence is a process whereby the performance of EU Member States in a given domain or range of domains is seen to improve while gaps between Member States reduce. Achieving upward convergence is of crucial importance to the EU, as the increase of disparities among Member States threatens the cohesion of the Union by …
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Platform Work: Maximising the Potential While Safeguarding Standards?

Platform work emerged onto European labour markets about a decade ago. While still small in scale, it is growing and evolving into a variety of forms. Different types of platform work have significantly different effects on the employment and working conditions of the affiliated workers. To be effective, policy responses aimed at ensuring decent conditions …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Security Services

MarketLine has published the report “Global Security Services”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2014 and 2018, as well as forecasts to 2023. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions of …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Casinos and Gaming

MarketLine has published the report “Global Casinos & Gaming”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2014 and 2018, as well as forecasts to 2023. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
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The Economic Impact of Bike Sharing in European Cities

In some European cities, it’s passé to own a bicycle. The preferred way of getting around town may still be on two wheels, but the bikes are likely to belong to a public bike-sharing system. Pioneers of the idea from the mid 1960s would be amazed. Although there had been various attempts to launch bike-sharing …
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