Juvenile migration sinks birth and fertility

More than 900,000 foreigners and almost 200,000 Spaniards under the age of 35 leave Spain in six years in a phenomenon that, although it makes up unemployment figures, places Spain before a gloomy demographic horizon.

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Tuit by Alberto M. Muñoz [Thread]

Curious thread of Twitter in which several controversial issues are debated. The thread opens with this tweet: “There is a ship stranded on the coast of Cádiz with 22,800 Spaniards on board called Barbate, with 36.6% of the unemployed, whom the PSOE Board left years adrift. Nobody has gone to…

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This is a country in ruins for the recipes of the IMF

Georgios Katrougalos (Deputy Chancellor and Minister of Labor between 2015 and 2017) said that the parities were abolished. Greece, like Argentina, agreed on the minimum wage at a tripartite roundtable between the government, trade unions and employers. Since the IMF arrived, the line is down the Executive. Salaries lost 30%…

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This is a country in ruins for the recipes of the IMF

Georgios Katrougalos (Deputy Chancellor and Minister of Labor between 2015 and 2017) said that the parities were abolished. Greece, like Argentina, agreed on the minimum wage at a tripartite roundtable between the government, trade unions and employers. Since the IMF arrived, the line is down the Executive. Salaries lost 30%…

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Record job creation in May while unemployment falls to 2008 levels

In May, Social Security gained an average of 237,207 affiliates (+ 1.3%), its best data in this month of the entire historical series, until the total number of employed persons stood at 18,915,668, according to the Ministry of Labor. Employment and Social Security in functions, as reported by the Ministry…

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Portugal reduces unemployment to its lowest level in 14 years

Portugal continues to accumulate good news. The last, the unemployment rate, which has reached its lowest level in the last 14 years. The leftist government led by Antonio Costa celebrates the economic improvement that the country has felt since the socialists reached power. The National Statistics Institute of Portugal announces…

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An amendment of the PP to cut benefits

According to the EPA, of the 3,909,462 unemployed people who have been on average in 2017, 2,819,114 people did not receive any unemployment benefit. Only 27.9% of unemployed people were protected by unemployment. This occurs despite the fact that Article 41 of the Constitution mandates the public authorities to guarantee…

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Corruption as a cause of unemployment

The European Commission has made public the recommendations for the European economy. The most striking element of the recommendations is the mention of corruption as a problem for the Spanish economy: the absence of transparent and efficient public procurement, as well as the ineffectiveness of the mechanisms for controlling and…

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