Germany's become a magnet for immigrants, desperate to escape high unemployment and rising inequality. Unlike past generations, the new wave is giving German workers a run for their money: it's better educated and higly qualified.
A paper presented at a European Central Bank conference in Sintra, Portugal, has suggested that labor market reforms may have increased inequality in Germany. The study thus challenges a key tenet of monetary policy.
A recent study by Germany's Federal Employment Agency concluded that Pakistanis have been the most successful at finding work in the EU country over the past couple of years. DW examines the reasons behind their success.
With a booming economy and low unemployment, Hungary is desperate for workers in all sectors. But with ongoing massive emigration and a closed door to immigration, the situation is likely to get even worse.
During the eurozone debt crisis, Portugal was staring down the abyss of financial collapse. Now the small country on the EU periphery is being dubbed as a model for overcoming a crisis. But how is Portugal really faring?
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