Blog posts

Germany’s minimum wage has reduced wage inequality

Germany’s minimum wage has reduced wage inequality

Jun 20, 2018 09:00 BST

Wages grew and wage inequality fell in most EU countries in 2015. Germany is not one of...

Europe’s economic recovery continues in times of political instability

Europe’s economic recovery continues in times of political instability

Jun 18, 2018 13:00 BST

Europe is showing visible signs of progress; in most countries, labour markets are heal...

Stamping out fraud in hiring practices across Europe

Stamping out fraud in hiring practices across Europe

Jun 04, 2018 10:00 BST

Research Manager Isabella Biletta looks at fraudulent practices in the contracting of w...

What about men?

What about men?

May 23, 2018 09:00 BST

In this blog piece, originally published in Social Europe, Karel Fric and Camilla Galli...

Migrants in European labour markets are persistently disadvantaged by region of origin

Migrants in European labour markets are persistently disadvantaged by region of origin

May 22, 2018 12:00 BST

The integration of migrants from outside the EU into society is one of the key challeng...

Long-term unemployed youth: The legacy of the crisis

Long-term unemployed youth: The legacy of the crisis

Apr 17, 2018 15:00 BST

In this blog, originally posted in Social Europe, Massimiliano Mascherini looks at the ...

Lebensqualität in Deutschland zunehmend losgelöst von der Wirtschaftsleistung

Lebensqualität in Deutschland zunehmend losgelöst von der Wirtschaftsleistung

Mar 08, 2018 08:00 GMT

Die führende Stellung Deutschlands in Europa in den letzten Jahren war weitgehend auf d...

Quality of life in Germany is more than just making ends meet

Quality of life in Germany is more than just making ends meet

Mar 08, 2018 08:00 GMT

Germany’s commanding position in Europe in recent years has largely been due to its rep...

Recent developments in work–life balance in Finland

Recent developments in work–life balance in Finland

Feb 22, 2018 13:00 GMT

​The European Quality of Life Survey explores a variety of aspects related to living st...

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Feb 12, 2018 15:39 GMT

In the second part of his blog series, Graham talks us through a great way of reaching ...