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EU demographic indicators: Situation, trends and potential challenges

Written by Angelos Delivorias and Giulio Sabbati Europe’s share of the global population is declining and its population is ageing. Unemployment is still high, although rates vary between Member States, as well as within them. Women, young adults and older workers have a higher risk of unemployment, while the number of part-time workers is increasing. … Continue reading

A snapshot of industry in Europe

Written by Eulalia Claros This document draws on the recently published study How can European Industry contribute to Growth and Foster European Competitiveness?, aiming to complement it by presenting an overview of specific indicators that further illustrate the current situation of Europe’s industry. Beginning with a snapshot of the distribution of employment by sector and the contribution of industry to the gross value added in … Continue reading

Youth Employment Initiative

Updated 17 June 2014 The Youth Employment Initiative (‘YEI’) was adopted with the revision of the European Social Fund in December 2013. It provides additional funding of €3 billion from the EU budget and at least another €3 billion from national ESF allocations for existing youth employment measures. The YEI will support direct actions for … Continue reading

Working in the EU – or maybe you’re not working?

Young people from all over Europe – represented by one employee and one unemployed person from each EU country – will come to the European Parliament in Brussels in early November. Agora 2013 will debate the European employment market and youth unemployment and make their recommendations to EU decision-makers. So, what are the main issues? … Continue reading

Neurodegenerative diseases in the workplace

Hundreds of thousands of working-age Europeans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias, Parkinson’s disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS). With an increase in retirement age and in life expectancy, the number of both NDD patients and carers of working age is expected to increase in the coming decades. … Continue reading

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