ifo DICE Report 2/2019
In this issue we present insights on different reform proposals for Europe and a comparison of entrepreneurial ecosystems in various countries.
Fiscal Rules for Europe
The financial crisis has put the European Union to the test. Compliance with the Financial and Stability Pact, which should be a central element of budgetary discipline, has been de facto suspended by many countries. However, a monetary union without common budgetary discipline is not sustainable in the longer term. The ifo DICE Report 2/2019 presents proposals to increase budgetary discipline in the euro area.
New Data Available
The DICE Database features new datasets on the following topics
- The Global Entrepreneurial Index (GEI), 2018
- Percentage of ICT Personnel of Total Employment
- Percentage of ICT Sector in GDP
The database aricle analyzes Germany's entrepreneurial system in comparison to the UK and the US, using the GEI approach. The article also includes a detailed description of the GEI methodology.
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