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Web guide European Union: social and economic issues

About this guide

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership among 28 democracies. The EU has developed a single market and a monetary union. EU policies areas cover a lot of social and economic issues, such as taxation, competition rules, monetary affairs, employment and social development. The information from the EU on these issues on the Internet is extensive.

This guide provides a thematic overview of selected websites and databases to help you find EU information, statistical data, news, and literature on these topics.

Check the Webguide EU organizations for information on specific social/economic institutions or bodies within the EU (e.g. European Central Bank).

Starting points
Economic issues
Social issues and environment
Statistical data
Reference works
Topical issues
Search engines