Real Economy travels to Croatia,at the heart of one of the EU's macro regions, to see how a shared economy policy could boost prosperity.
What makes people happy? Measuring human happiness is increasingly becoming a pursuit of economists, who use a range of research tools to gauge and
An overnight slump in the Nikkei index in Japan of three percent brought storm clouds to the European markets on Tuesday following a tough Monday
Belgium has released a blueprint for major change in the country, outlining a raft of infrastructure projects seeking EU investment.
It’s all part
Europe has set out along the road to a digital economy, but there’s a long way to go and it could be making better progress. While this sector is
In this edition of Europe Weekly: the European Fund for Strategic Investments is unveiled – 21 billion euros of public money will be invested
President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled details of a 315 billion-euro investment plan to kick-start Europe’s
In this edition of Real Economy we ask do some EU member states need more budget flexibility?
Italy and France have both announced budgets that
The Erasmus For Young Entrepreneurs programme has been going for five years. During this time it has enabled nearly 3,000 participants to learn from
The role that small and medium enterprises have to play in reviving growth was the main theme at the third assembly of European SMEs held recently
Combining parenting with developing a fledgling business can be a daunting challenge. But help is at hand with the ‘Mompreneur’ phenomenon that
Over the past year, Real Economy has looked at everything from bailout exits to the banking union, explaining the economic elements that you should
In this edition of Business Planet, presented by Serge Rombi, we look at the European funds available to small and medium businesses and how they are
Real Economy goes to Croatia, just 10 months after it joined the European Union, to see if enlargement is more than simply a one size fits all
In just a few years 90 percent of the world’s demand will be from outside Europe. So this edition of Real Economy explores the world of trade, and
Twenty years after the launch of the single market we tend to take a lot of basic freedoms for granted.
Europe’s single market brought down trade
The property bubble that bust in 2008 following the financial crisis crippled several economies across Europe. Spain and Ireland were both badly
As Europe emerges sluggishly from its worst economic crisis in decades, international investors are starting to eye up the opportunities across the
An aging population is a problem Europe has been grappling with for some time.
In this edition of Real Economy, hosted by Maithreyi Seetharaman
Trade in the European single market represents over 20 percent of the EU’s GDP. However only a quarter of the bloc’s 20 million SMEs (Small and
Looking to the year ahead, are the EU economy’s green shoots outnumbering the dark spots? What dangers are there inside and outside the EU?