Topic : Europe

  • A general view shows the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower (R) after a ceremony to present it as Europe’s tallest skyscraper in Moscow Forum Article

    How Russia can boost growth

    For 2014, we project that Russia’s economy will grow at an estimated 0.3-0.5 percent. This is the lowest… more

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    Should Europe’s bank stress tests have been tougher?

    The results of the long-awaited European Banking Association (EBA) “stress tests” show that 25 banks… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Doris Leuthard is silhouetted against a Swiss national flag as she speaks during the party’s convention at the cable car station on the top of Saentis mountain Forum Article

    Six ways to fix gender inequality at work

    Switzerland is one of the world's most successful economies, scoring highly in areas from innovation to… more

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    Should Europe drop its fiscal rules?

    The European Commission and European Council have blinked. Reprimanding France and Italy for their… more

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    Has the EU shot itself in the foot?

    Is £1.7 billion ($2.7 billion) a lot of money for the British government to fork out? It is when it is a… more

  • European Union flags fly outside EC headquarters in Brussels. Forum Article

    What next for Europe’s banks?

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced the results of “stress tests”, which assess whether or… more

  • A woman reads a book on Filopappou hill opposite the Acropolis in Athens Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in Europe and Central Asia

    The top five ranked countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 Report, published… more

  • An illuminated euro sign is seen in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Should the ECB be lender of last resort?

    A guiding principle for decision-making in crisis management is “he who pays the… more

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    Europe’s bank stress tests: what next?

    Sunday, October 26 was D-Day for Europe’s banks: at noon in Frankfurt, the European Central Bank… more

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    How to boost growth in the Eurozone

    The International Monetary Fund now estimates a 30% risk of deflation in the Eurozone, and growth… more

  • Students display a banner outside the EU Commission headquarters ahead of an European Union summit in Brussels Forum Article

    Should the Eurozone drop the fiscal compact?

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and his Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, have declared – or at… more

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    Does free childcare help women back to work?

    Over the last 20 years, early childhood education and childcare for the under-fives has become a major… more

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    How can Europe’s trade policy better benefit small exporters?

    In 2010, the European Commission launched its Trade, Growth and World Affairs strategy, the political… more

  • File photo shows employees of Fiat SpA working on a new “Panda” car at the Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco Forum Article

    How to tackle skills shortages

    Just a couple of years ago, we were wondering what it would take to get the world’s economies moving… more

  • People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw. Forum Article

    Three lessons from Europe’s last decade

    Over the past ten years, the European Union has endured a series of unprecedented crises, the likes… more

  • Flags of European Union member states fly in front of the European Parliament building in Strasbourg Forum Article

    How reliable are Eurozone budgets?

    Bond markets are notoriously fickle, often driven by sentiment rather than rigorous macroeconomic analysis… more

  • Resident holds hand of nurse at SenVital elderly home in Kleinmachnow outside Berlin Forum Article

    Five ways to help the rural elderly

    Being busy with everyday life, many of us, including myself, do not spend much time thinking how our lives… more

  • Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Forum Article

    Has the US economic system failed?

    Two new studies show, once again, the magnitude of the inequality problem plaguing the United States… more