Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and, trailing slightly, Austria can boast the lowest poverty rates in Europe, while poverty presents Latvia, Greece, Bul-garia and Romania with the greatest problems. By almost every measure, poverty correlates closely with income level. All poverty indicators identify single persons, those with a migration background and above all single parents and the unemployed as particular problem groups. An analysis of consistent poverty or material deprivation makes the significance of the labour market even clearer. A variety of poverty criteria put Germany securely above the median. Only in the case of what is termed consistent poverty does Germany score worse than the EU-15 average.
With the Compendium CO2 Regulation in Europe, the IW has been providing the interested public with a comprehensive collection of data on the development of CO2 emissions from passenger car traffic in the European Union, as well as on the applicable regulatory ...
The European Union is facing one of its biggest crises since the financial crisis of 2008. The pandemic started in 2020 and led to a historical economic downturn in the second quarter of that year.