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A fresh look at the global financial crisis and poverty trends in the EU

Doerte Doemeland's picture
Also available in: Русский


When development practitioners such as ourselves think of poverty, the EU is not what comes to mind first. While it is true that average incomes are higher in Europe than in most regions of the world, it is also true that the 2008 global financial crisis had a huge impact on the welfare of the most vulnerable in many countries in the region.