Topic : Europe

  • 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

  • An electronic screen showing business and finance information is on display at the VTB Capital “Russia Calling!” Investment Forum in Moscow Forum Article

    How can Europe promote crowdfunding?

    The rising financing gap for SMEs as well as high growth firms is a serious concern for financially-fragi… more

  • Catalunya’s separatist supporters wave “Esteladas” supporting Scotland’s independence during FC Barcelona’s Champions League soccer match against Apoel Nicosia in Barcelona Forum Article

    What does Scotland mean for other independence bids?

    Scotland’s Yes camp shed its tears, bade farewell to its leader and shelved the issue of sovereignty… more

  • Newly introduced 10 Euro banknote are pictured under ultraviolet light during news conference at the headquarters of Bundesbank in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Why QE could backfire in Europe

    With inflation in the eurozone stubbornly remaining on a downward trajectory, pressure on the European… more

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    Why emigration matters as much as immigration

    The basis of the debate about migration into European countries… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • People pass the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    Why we need more data on shadow banking

    Shadow banking has grown by leaps and bounds around the world in the last decade. It is now… more

  • The Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    What is driving ECB monetary policy?

    The European Central Bank is in the middle of a big, risky experiment. Key interest rates have remained… more

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… more

  • -PHOTO TAKEN 15MAY05- A vessel sails under the Bosphorus Bridge linking the city’s [European and Asi.. Forum Article

    Turkey 2014: Two strategies for unlocking growth

    With economic growth rates improving in advanced economies, countries in Europe, the Middle East and… more