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Are we falling behind? | Vasco Rodrigues

Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 12:35
Dinheiro Vivo

"GDP per capita – the value produced, on average, by each inhabitant – is a fundamental indicator of a country's economic performance. In 2022, in Portugal, it will have been 23,530 euros. Among the 27 members of the European Union, only eight produced less: Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Croatia, Hungary, Greece, Slovakia and Latvia. Except for Greece, all victims of communist delirium. Ten years ago, in 2012, there were ten countries behind us. In 1995, an earlier date to find data in Eurostat, twelve countries were behind us. We are falling behind."

Read here (only available in Portuguese) the most recent opinion article by Vasco Rodrigues, Executive Director of CEGEA, UCP's Research Centre on Management and Applied Economics and Professor at Católica Porto Business School, published in Dinheiro Vivo. 

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