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All You Need to Know About the Global Apparel & Non-Apparel Manufacturing

MarketLine has published the report “Global Apparel & Non-Apparel Manufacturing”, 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 …
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Casual Work: Characteristics and Implications

Casual work, both intermittent and on-call, contributes to labour market flexibility and is therefore increasingly used across Europe. In some countries, practices go beyond the use of casual employment contracts to include other types of contracts and forms of self-employment. While it offers some advantages for both employers and workers, it is often discussed by …
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The 2019 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard

The 2019 edition of the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard (the Scoreboard) comprises the 2500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D in the world in 2018/19. These companies, based in 44 countries, each invested over €30 million in R&D for a total of €823.4bn which is approximately 90% of the world’s business-funded R&D. They …
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Female Entrepreneurship: Public and Private Funding

Female entrepreneurs represent just a small proportion of the total number of entrepreneurs in the European Union today. Some of the hurdles facing female entrepreneurs – or would-be entrepreneurs – are related to getting adequate funding, access to the right networks, and finding the right information and advice. In the last few years, some private …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Textile Mills

MarketLine has published the report “Global Textile Mills”, 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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Labour Market Segmentation: Piloting New Empirical and Policy Analyses

This report sets out to describe what labour market segmentation is and why it is problematic for the labour market and society, as well as disadvantaged groups. It takes a broad view of the term to examine the situation that arises when the divergence in working conditions between different groups of workers is attributable to …
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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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