Tag: Gross domestic product

Get richer, die younger: study

08   Oct  2013 Paris (AFP) We all live longer when times are good, right? Not so, according to a new study which says that in developed countries, the elderly have a higher mortality rate when the economy goes into higher gear. Even its authors are baffled by the […]

Unemployed young cost Europe €153bln a year

Published: 22 October, 2012, 15:57 Edited: 22 October, 2012, 15:57 As many as 14 million young unemployed Europeans cost the region’s economy about 153 billion euro a year or 1.2% of the EU’s gross domestic product, according to the study from the Eurofond research agency. ­The study discovered […]