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Growing Job Insecurity in the Public Sector, but not in the Private Sector

A survey of how employment is changing shows that employment relations continue to be relatively good, despite the recession. However there has been a marked rise in feelings of job insecurity in the public sector in Britain since the mid-2000s.

What to expect from the Bank of England and the ECB - Russia TV 24

To what extent has the policy of the Bank of England helped to accelerate the economy? Should the Bank of England take action to try to slow inflation?
What impact will the ECB interest rate cut have? Should we expect further stimulus from the ECB?

Are You Happy While You Work?

Happiness surveys typically ask people to say how they feel about their life experiences in retrospect, but smartphone technology makes it possible to collect responses on wellbeing ‘in the moment’. We use this new ‘Mappiness’ data source to question whether we really are happy while we work. We find that paid work is ranked lower than any of the other 39 activities people engage in, with the exception of being sick in bed. The effect is equivalent to a 7-8% reduction in happiness relative to circumstances in which someone is not working.

The European Commission's fiscal recommendations - Russia TV 24


The European outlook and the European Commission's fiscal recommendations