Euronews OriginalOur economy decoder in October

Our economy decoder in October

  • 25 min
  • 40 questions
  • 5 videos

European Union, eurozone, European Economic Area… Quite difficult to master the secrets of Europe as a political and economic entity! Which criteria does a country have to meet to enter –and remain in– the eurozone? Why can Greece, after several economic adjustment programs, finally exit the bailout? What are the missions of the European Fund for Strategic Investments? This course will give you all the answers to your questions, and shed light on two extra topics: GDP and purchasing power.


You will be able to :

  • Know the economic criteria that countries have to meet to enter and stay in the EU
  • Understand the ins and outs of Greece’s exit from the economic adjustment programs
  • Chapters:

    • Eurozone: what is the situation regarding the convergence of economies?
    • Greece leaves supervision

    You will be able to :

  • Understand the mechanisms and missions of the EFSI (European Fund for Strategic Investments)
  • Master the calculation methods and the use of the GDP (gross domestic product)
  • Know the elements that can impact the purchasing power of households
  • Chapters:

    • Investment plan for Europe, version 2.0
    • GDP explained
    • Purchasing power explained
    Our economy decoder in October