IMF Report Predicts Modest Recovery but Worsening Unemployment

In an official report on Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast a modest return to growth for France in 2014 while warning that unemployment would continue to rise, and advised the French government to ease its deficit reduction measures. In its review of the French economy—the Eurozone’s second largest after Germany, with a GDP […]

Hollande Unveils Government’s Plan to Modernize

In the wake of French President François Hollande announcement of “choc de simplification” (“simplification shock”), work of the third meeting of the Comité interministériel de Modernisation de l’action publique (Interministerial Committee for the Modernatizion of Public Services) will be implemented this week. This “simplification” takes its nickname from the newly announced administrative cuts that could […]