Tag Archives: Youth Unemployment

France’s Youth Unemployment Problem

For the first time since the late 1990s, there are more than three million jobless people in France, with nearly a quarter of under 25s currently unemployed. President Francois Hollande has promised to wage a war on unemployment, and to … Continue reading

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Real Pain in Spain

Youth unemployment (<25 years) running at 50 percent!   The stuff the “clash of generations” is made of.  It’s starting to feel the world is about three sparks away. (click here if video is observable)

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Chart of the Day: Youth Employment Ratio Lowest on Record

The BLS reports, In July, the employment-population ratio for youth—the proportion of the 16- to 24-year-old civilian noninstitutional population that was employed—was 48.8 percent, a record low for the series. Long flash mobs and water cannons. (click here if chart … Continue reading

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