Healthcare vs. Public opinion: How should we navigate and address hesitant population

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Martin Duranik, a 3rd year medical student at Pavol Jozef Safarik University, currently serving as VPE SloMSA Slovakia. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers […]

How to help an ageing population stay wealthy for longer

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alyaa AlMulla, Head, National Happiness Strategy and Policy, Office of the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Longevity can be harnessed as a force for good and a driver of economic growth. Financial providers increasingly diversify their […]

Youth and children in Europe set the new perspectives for the decades to come

The share of children of less than 15% in a population is a powerful and polyvalent indicator. For one thing, it accurately predicts the strength or the frailness of the country’s most valuable asset for the next decades, which is its human capital in productive age. The obvious value of the related statistics led Eurostat, […]

Women to save Europe’s own labour resources

Labour market participation rates are socially sensitive variables and as such are slightly affected by short-term economic developments and modestly connected to cyclical changes. Because of that any attempt to follow the evolution of labour market participation percentages has to cover long periods incorporating more than one economic cycle. In view of that Eurostat, the […]

Population in crisis hit EU countries will suffer for decades

The positive relation between economic growth and the size of population is one of the best established principles in economic theory. There is no doubt then that today’s birth rate and future GDP are positively related, despite the fact that the dynamism of the correlation between those two crucial variables, seems to vary according to […]