labour markets

labour markets

No jobs, no growth: Why the ECB’s last bulletin points to eurozone labour markets

MADRID | The Corner | Although employment is not in the central bank’s mandate, the European Central Bank’s October monthly bulletin focuses on the impact of the economic crisis on euro area labour markets. “Monetary policy is focused on maintaining price stability over the medium term and its accommodative stance contributes to supporting economic activity. However, in order to strengthen investment activity, job creation and potential growth, other policy areas need to contribute decisively.”