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Europe sees slow growth in face of economic and social challenges

Europe sees slow growth in face of economic and social challenges

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 08:00 BST

Eurofound has published its yearbook for 2015. The report shows that employment in Europe is on a slow growth trajectory after a long period of job loss and economic stagnation, but quality of life has slipped for many Europeans, and poverty is a threat for millions. Download the report: http://bit.ly/LWE2015

Inequalities in well-being rise in Europe during crisis

Inequalities in well-being rise in Europe during crisis

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2013 22:26 GMT

While life satisfaction increased marginally across the European Union between 2007 and 2011, happiness and optimism levels have fallen and perceived social exclusion has increased, indicating a decline in overall well-being in many European countries. Eurofound’s new report is the first in a series of reports which covers trends in quality of life in Europe over the past decade.

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Publication alert - Delivering hospital services: A greater role for the private sector?

Publication alert - Delivering hospital services: A greater role for the private sector?

News   •   Jan 27, 2017 15:26 GMT

Our new publication Delivering hospital services: A greater role for the private sector? examines the role and contribution of the private provision of hospital services in the European Union. The report maps the extent of private provision across Europe, examines the drivers for increased private provision, describes how it takes place and presents the views of different stakeholders.

Making work more sustainable throughout the life course
Measuring peoples’ perception of quality of life in Europe
Inadequate housing is costing Europe €194 billion per year

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Closing the gender employment gap – an economic and social objective for Europe

Closing the gender employment gap – an economic and social objective for Europe

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2016 11:00 GMT

In the following blog piece, Eurofound researchers Massimiliano Mascherini and Martina Bisello look in-depth at The Gender Employment Gap: Challenges and solutions report, and the collective responsibility to ensure that everyone in Europe has the freedom to participate in the labour market.

The gender employment gap – an issue that affects us all

The gender employment gap – an issue that affects us all

Blog posts   •   Oct 20, 2016 13:00 BST

In the following blog piece Eurofound Director Juan Menéndez-Valdés looks at the issue of the gender employment gap in Europe, and how the difference in labour market participation between women and men has far-reaching implications.

Working longer by working less?

Working longer by working less?

Blog posts   •   Sep 26, 2016 15:18 BST

Un mercado de trabajo en cambio que  puede definir el futuro de Europa

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​Tadas Leončikas is a research manager in the Social Policies unit at Eurofound. His main responsibilities relate to management of the... Show more

Daphne Ahrendt is a research manager in the Social Policies unit at Eurofound. Since joining Eurofound in 2013, she has worked on issues... Show more

I am the Promotions Officer at Eurofound, the Dublin-based EU agency providing comparative socio-economic research data, findings and... Show more