Europe on the Wane

EU countries are set to lose major ground in ranking of biggest global economies. Download the graph Source : POLITICO

Regional GPD differences withing countries

In the last few years, GDP differences among regions in developed countries have increased, according to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. The organization studies the differences between sub-national entities such as U.S. states, German länder or Italian regions. Of the countries analyzed,

Female voices in the European Parliament

Has the tide finally turned for women in EU top jobs? Ursula von der Leyen is tapped to become the first female president of the European Commission and Christine Lagarde looks set to head the European Central Bank. Following the European election,

2019 European Parliament election result

Between May 23-26, 2019, European citizens elected the next European Parliament. The traditional major parties — the EPP and S&D — lost their majority, while Euroskeptics, liberals and the Greens surged in the polls. The liberal ALDE joined by Emmanuel Macron’s Renaissance

European election 2019: May 22 projection

Between May 23-26, 2019, European citizens will elect the next European Parliament. The U.K. will take part in the European election, but if a Brexit deal is agreed in time, British MEPs may not take their seats in the new Parliament. The

European patents in 2018

In 2018, the European Patent Office received about 174,000 applications. In the same year, it granted about 128,000 European patents. More than half of the applications submitted in 2018 came from the electrical engineering and chemistry sector: Among these sectors, companies in

European election 2019: May 3 projection

Between May 23-26, 2019, European citizens will elect the next European Parliament. If the Brexit deal is ratified by the U.K. parliament by May 22, the total number of seats will decrease from 751 to 705 due to the U.K.’s withdrawal from

How Europeans feel about cybersecurity

According to a recent Eurobarometer survey, nearly half of all EU citizens are uninformed or not well-informed enough about the risks of cybercrime. The U.K. is the most well-prepared among the EU countries in terms of initiatives to defend the country from

European election 2019: April projection

Between May 23-26, 2019, European citizens will elect the next European Parliament. If the Brexit deal is ratified by the U.K. parliament by May 22, the total number of seats will decrease from 751 to 705 due to the U.K.’s withdrawal from

Cohesion Policy in the EU

The Cohesion Policy is an investment instrument used to tackle regional social, economic and development disparities throughout the bloc while promoting growth across the EU. It is delivered through three funds: European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund.

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