labour markets

Publication date: 8 Jul 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Rincon-Aznar, A, Forth, J | External authors: Fernández de Guevara, J, Maudos, J, Molla, S, Perez-Garcia, F, Llano, C | Publisher: European Commission | Report to: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
The Spanish economy has been growing at over 3% since 2015, above the average for the EU and the euro area. Unemployment, although still 10 percentage points above the EU average, has fallen from a high of 26.1% in 2013 to 17.2% in 2017. Interest rates are at historical lows thanks to the expansive...