EU-wide income inequality declined notably prior to 2008, driven by a strong process of income convergence between European countries. The Great Recession broke this trend. After 2008, income convergence has been sluggish, while inequality within many countries has increased significantly. Despite the implicit assumption stemming from many EU policy documents that European economic integration should […]
About Carlos Vacas-Soriano and Enrique Fernández-Macías
Carlos Vacas-Soriano and Enrique Fernández-Macías are research managers at Eurofound.