Generations of economists have racked their brains over the best instruments and policies leading to a flexible labor market in the interests of both employers and employees.
Flexibility seems to be of the essence, that is the ability to swiflty adapt to a changing economic environment both nationally and globally. This page collates the latest DW content on the topic.
French President Emmanuel Macron's solid majority in the country's parliament suggests that his reform agenda for the country's flagging economy might have a chance. But the low turnout in this weekend's elections could mean implementing the reforms will be an uphill battle.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is no fan of the European Union. If she's elected president on Sunday, Europe may face the prospect of a French exit from the EU - a Frexit following last year's Brexit. Emmanuel Macron wants to reform the French economy - taking a cue from Germany with a shake-up of the French labor market.