|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Series Title||Social Agenda Magazines|
|Series Details||Number 32|
|Publication Date||February 2013|
|Content Type||Magazine | Newsletter|
Employment and social analysis
A silent revolution is underway in the field of employment and social data collection and analysis, giving a much more vivid picture of what people are going through and how they are evolving over time. This issue of Social Agenda focuses on the methodology of data collection and its political consequences.
For the EU to reach its objective of generating inclusive growth by 2020, social policy must be considered not so much in terms of expenditure but rather as an investment in Europe's most precious asset: its own people or, as economists would say, its 'human capital'.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Employment Policy, Social Policy|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|