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Unemployment in France is at a record high. Despite the creation of almost half a million subsidised jobs, the ranks of the jobless have swelled by about 1.2 million in the three years since President Francois Hollande’s election, to 6.4 million. For some time now the French public has been told the trend is about to reverse, but month after month, their hopes have...
Dr. Emmanuel Martin
Italy’s economic growth outperformed most of Europe for almost 20 years. For the last 20 GDP growth has stagnated well below the average for Europe as it followed a reckless policy of financing debt. But low investment and a poor quality workforce are at the heart of the country’s problems.
ITALY’S economic problems at th...
Professor Enrico Colombatto