Subject: Economic welfare | Europos Sąjunga | Competitiveness | Employment | Social cohesion | Environmental sustainability | 33 Ekonomika / Economics | Aplinkos tvarumas | Ekonominė gerovė | European Union | Lithuania ; Competitiveness ; Economic welfare ; Employment ; Environmental sustainability ; European Union ; Social cohesion | Konkurencingumas | Užimtumas | Socialinė sanglauda
This paper investigates in which way the EU members have achieved the Lisbon Agenda Goals according to the W orld Economic Forum (WEF, 2010) according to itd Lisbon Reviews. Furthermore the Global Competitiveness Index 2010 (WEF) for the EU member countries is shown. In... View more
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24 Yet it can be mentioned that the Lisbon Agenda does not mention the USA as benchmark or model for Europe.
25 Figures for later years were not available.
26 Countries with a high Lisbon Review Score.
27 Perhaps we should have chosen another growth variable: instead of the growth rate of GDP pc (in percent), we could have chosen the growth of GDP pc between 2004 and 2008 in constant monetary terms, i.e. in absolute terms. E.g. the Baltic States had during this period quite high growth rates, while the absolute rise of GDP pc was not that high because of the relative low level.