Europe 2020

Within the overall Europe 2020 strategy, there will be difficult tensions to resolve between social and economic aims, as well as between qualitative progress and quantitative targets. The impact of Europe 2020 on employment and the labour market will be pivotal, because it is the policy domain that straddles the boundary between the EU as Read more about Europe 2020[…]

French Labour Inflexibility

This article shows the the extent of the French labour market inflexibility and as a result the uncompetitiveness of the French economy and may provide an explanation as to why it is falling behind compared with Northern European economies. Meanwhile UK unemployment falls again, despite economic output similarly falling, this will result in a fall Read more about French Labour Inflexibility[…]