Western Europe

Western Europe is the region of Europe farthest from Asia, with the countries and territories included varying depending on context. Only after the beginning of the foreign conquests of the Age of Discovery, the autonomous discourse of "Europe" as "the West" began to protractedly detach itself from the unifying narrative of "Christendom", the hitherto dominant identity system in the area, in which was until then subsumed. Later in time, the concept of "Eastern Europe" was created during the Age of Enlightenment to consolidate and purify the concept of "Western Europe".

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A Post-Pandemic Assessment of the Sustainable Development Goals

IMF · 29 April 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic hit countries’ development agendas hard. The ensuing recession has pushed millions into extreme poverty and has shrunk government resources available for spending on achieving the United Nations …

Asia-Pacific; N. America = North America; W. Europe = Western Europe. *Other comprises Latin America, Middle East


Crimes against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work

Cato Institute · 28 April 2021 English

The regulation of sex work is a hotly debated issue in both low‐ and high‐​income countries, and sex work persists with varying degrees of legality around the world. In 2015, …

America, compared with only 0.1–1.4 percent in Western Europe. Lastly, cou- pling these elements with lower


The World Reacts to Biden’s First 100 Days

CEIP · 27 April 2021 English

As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to mark 100 days in office, Carnegie scholars from across our global network assess his foreign policy strategy so far.

Asia India Afghanistan East Asia China Russia Western Europe Defense and Security Democracy and Governance


Hayek’s Europe: The Austrian school and European federalism

AEI · 23 April 2021 English

Although the efforts of modern classical liberals revolve primarily around an intellectual agenda for the domestic reform of institutions and policies leading to a reduction in the size, scope and …

heavily supported by Stalin, were on the rise in Western Europe, the Marshall Plan was still months away, and


Governance for Inclusive Growth

IMF · 23 April 2021 English

The government’s ability to deliver inclusive growth crucially depends on the quality of governance. This paper reviews the linkages between governance and inclusive growth, and key policies to improve governance. …

headwinds, improving governance is possible. Western Europe and the U.S. eliminated most of the widespread


Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic Continues

Pew Research Center · 22 April 2021 English

Most would welcome government-sponsored job training and other interventions.

FOR RELEASE APRIL 22, 2021 Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic Continues Pew Research Center, April, 2021, “Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic RESEARCH CENTER www.pewresearch.org Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic 2020 Global Attitudes Survey. Q13. “Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic Global Attitudes Survey. Q19a-e. “Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic


Many in Western Europe and U.S. Want Economic Changes as Pandemic Continues

Pew Research Center · 22 April 2021 English

Most would welcome government-sponsored job training and other interventions.


Seismic Risk

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

The importance of ensuring that dam structures can withstand earthquakes has been recognized and practiced for many years. The technical capability of the dam engineering industry in the seismic design …

significance as a design load in northern and western Europe, Africa (except near the Rift Valley areas)


Product Variety, the Cost of Living and Welfare Across Countries

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

We use the structure of the Melitz (2003) model to compare the cost of living and welfare across countries, while incorporating product variety measured by the count of barcodes or …

Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia) and many in Western Europe (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany


People in U.S., Western Europe differ over what needs more fixing: Their …

Pew Research Center · 22 April 2021 English

Here are five key findings about people’s attitudes toward systemic reforms in the U.S., France, Germany and the UK.

economic system need change? Views in U.S., Western Europe vary | Pew Research Center https://www.pewresearch pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/04/22/people-in-u-s-western-europe-differ-over-what-needs-more-fixing-their-n A P R I L 2 2 , 2 0 2 1 People in U.S., Western Europe differ over what needs more fixing: Their nation’s system BY LAURA SILVER In the United States and Western Europe, many people support large scale, systemic https://www.pewresearch.org/global/2021/04/22/many-in-western-europe-and-u-s-want-economic-changes-as-pandemic-continues/


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