Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

BTI 2016 Executive Summary

Increasing political and social tensions

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Increasing refugee numbers are not the only way in which the European public is feeling the direct impact of international crises. Yet solutions to the world's conflicts remain elusive. In fact, political and social tensions are growing around the globe and are testing Europe in profound ways – as the Bertelsmann Stiftung's 2016 Transformation Index (BTI) shows.

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