Autumn 2020 Economic Forecast: Rebound interrupted as resurgence of pandemic deepens uncertainty

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The coronavirus pandemic represents a very large shock for the global and EU economies, with very severe economic and social consequences. Economic activity in Europe suffered a severe shock in the first half of the year and rebounded strongly in the third quarter as […]

COVID-19: Why we must take the widescreen view of workforce uncertainty

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nahia Orduña, Senior Manager in Analytics and Digital Integration, Vodafone ‘Digital dexterity’ is at a premium during the current crisis. • A worse-case scenario is that the digital divide could widen. • Corporations, SMEs and individuals can influence […]

Why EU’s working and unemployed millions remain uncertain or even desperate about their future

Statistical data for the Eurozone economy paint a rather misty picture. Labour costs, an indicator which can fairly describe the evolution of the total volume of wages, marks a distinct increase signaling a clear betterment of the situation of the working classes. On top of that, May inflation at 0.3% indicates that the rate of […]