Economist Intelligence Unit

Economist Intelligence Unit

Stories by Economist Intelligence Unit

Plugging the Skills Gap: Shortages Among Plenty

The EIU’s report explores the issue of the scarcity of skills in a variety of industries, namely construction and engineering, energy and natural resources, life sciences, IT/technology and manufacturing. It also looks at skills gaps in various job functions—and how these are being addressed.    

Government E-Payments Adoption Ranking 2011

The EIU's study explores the growth and evolution of government e-payments adoption. In business areas, e-services for tax collection are progressing more rapidly than those for tax refunds. The services most in need of improvement are requesting unemployment, workers’ compensation and welfare benefits.