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Overtourism in Europe’s Cities

The study’s key finding is that, in recent years, cities have only been working to attract tourists in increasing numbers. With these short-term, economically fruitful measures occupying front of mind, they forgot that urban tourism needs to be expertly controlled in order to remain successful and sustainable over time. A range of very different factors …
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Societal Change and Trust in Institutions

As data from the European Quality of Life Surveys and Eurobarometer show, the sharp decline in trust in institutions was a temporary phenomenon during the recession. In some Member States, trust in the EU declined more during this period than trust in national governments, but trust in the EU has generally remained higher than trust …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Personal Hygiene

MarketLine has published the report “Global Personal Hygiene”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 Electricity Retailing

MarketLine has published the report “Global Electricity Retailing”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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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Does employment status matter for job quality?

Two-thirds of the EU labour force are in permanent, full-time employment; the remaining one-third has a non-standard employment status, meaning temporary or part-time employment or self-employment. Given the variety of employment statuses, it is worth asking whether working conditions differ across them. This policy brief uses data from the 2015 European Working Conditions Survey to …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Footwear

MarketLine has published the report “Global Footwear”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 the …
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Social Cohesion and Well-Being in Europe

This report provides an analysis of European societies in terms of social cohesion – in particular social tensions, perceived social exclusion and community engagement are explored as key dimensions. It analyses the links between societal characteristics (quality of society) and well-being of different social groups. The analysis looks at how perceived levels of societal tensions …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Home & Garden Products

MarketLine has published the report “Global Home & Garden Products”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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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Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018

The World Economic Forum has been publishing The Global Risks Report since 2006, highlighting each year the vulnerability of our increasingly networked and interconnected world to volatility and disruption. The relevance of the risk perspective has only increased with time. Globally, we have been living through a period of unprecedented improvements in living standards, but …
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ERM Report 2018: Impact of Restructuring on Working Conditions

Using data from the sixth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), carried out in 2015, the ERM report 2018 examines how workplace factors may influence the relationship between restructuring (with job losses) and the outcomes for employees. It also reviews policy and academic research on good practice in restructuring. The findings are then distilled into a …
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