By Evangelos Koulis, Analyst KEDISA
“Growth must become Europe’s number one economic priority” (Sapir, 2006:370).
“Dysfunctional labour market and social policies are not only a threat to globalization and the single market, they also endanger the currency union. Any European country is bound to suffer from structural changes if its markets are inflexible” (Sapir, 2006:370).
“The modernisation of labour markets and labour mobility need to be encouraged to allow greater adaptability to change by breaking down existing barriers” (European Council, 2001:16).