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A big question at the forefront of many people’s minds today is: how does Europe move from crisis to growth? Real Economy hones in on the macroeconomic issues that impact our everyday lives, looking for solutions that work.

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Reforming to tackle structural challenges

Severe belt-tightening may have helped Europe's public finances, but restoring growth will need more than savage structural reforms which, in one case of bust to boom, have not even been needed.

Severe belt-tightening may have helped Europe's public finances, but restoring growth will need more than savage structural reforms which, in one case of bust to boom, have not even been needed.

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Connecting Europe's #Digitalsinglemarket

In this edition of Real Economy we look at the priority in Europe to connect the digital single market for both consumers and businesses. We know one

In this edition of Real Economy we look at the priority in Europe to connect the digital single market for both consumers and businesses. We know one

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Cradle to cradle: powering Europe's circular economy

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

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Status check on #InvestEU one year in

‘Tis the season for reflection, so Real Economy host Maithreyi Seetharaman has returned to Brussels to sit down with European Commission Vice

‘Tis the season for reflection, so Real Economy host Maithreyi Seetharaman has returned to Brussels to sit down with European Commission Vice

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A portrait of poverty: Europe’s women & children

In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest

In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest

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Shining a light on Europe's shadow economy

Most of us can be little bit guilty of not wanting to declare everything that we earn to the taxman – so, this week Real Economy investigates the

Most of us can be little bit guilty of not wanting to declare everything that we earn to the taxman – so, this week Real Economy investigates the

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Partnering to grow Europe

In this episode of Real Economy, Maithreyi Seetharaman visits Strasbourg to look at how partnership and collaboration can breathe a new lease of life

In this episode of Real Economy, Maithreyi Seetharaman visits Strasbourg to look at how partnership and collaboration can breathe a new lease of life

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Turning point: Europe's return to growth

This week the Real Economy takes a look at the European Growth Story – is it reliable? And is it back for good? Those questions and more as well as

This week the Real Economy takes a look at the European Growth Story – is it reliable? And is it back for good? Those questions and more as well as

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Jobs and skills: making the match

Europe’s population is ageing and fewer young people means a shrinking workforce in the future to support it. People will have to work longer, hard

Europe’s population is ageing and fewer young people means a shrinking workforce in the future to support it. People will have to work longer, hard

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Future of SMEs: Europe’s economic powerhouses

SMEs are the lifeblood of Europe's economy, accounting for 85% of its workforce. But they need to innovate and invest to prosper.

SMEs are the lifeblood of Europe's economy, accounting for 85% of its workforce. But they need to innovate and invest to prosper.

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How do countries decide how much they can afford to borrow?

Debt sustainability has become a critical issue for both governments and international investors during the past half-decade of financial crisis. As

Debt sustainability has become a critical issue for both governments and international investors during the past half-decade of financial crisis. As