MADRID | By José S. Mendoza, via capitalmadrid.com | “The staggering unemployment in Spain we have suffered will now be reversed and we can expect our economy to begin its recovery.”
MADRID | By Carlos Díaz Güell | The Western world’s unemployment has reached brutal dimensions. There are more than 200 million jobless people around the world, representing 5.9 per cent of the labour force on the planet, according to the International Labour Organisation. Perhaps it is time to retire or rethink Keynes and also–why not?–Hayek and seek new formulas that will lead us out of the tunnel.
Keep in mind a new concept: Lionomics. An acronym that gives name to the ambitious process of economic reform the new Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang must bring forward.
MADRID | By Julia Pastor | Jobless numbers registered in Spanish public employment offices in last May dropped by 98,265 against market expectations of 50,000. It is a record high in this month since the unemployment data started to be collected in 1996.
LONDON | “It is not about how much an hour of work costs but how much value produces an hour of work if we add technology to the equation.”
By Ralf Grahn, EU affairs advisor | This time around, are the heads of state or government going to send a credible message to the growing numbers of the unemployed on the road to long term joblessness and social exclusion?
By Alexandru F. Ghita | The “sudden death” of one economic giant in certain regions created major spikes in unemployment. This is a(nother) sign that reliance on major companies to produce and sustain jobs on their own is counter-productive.
BRUSSELS | In November 2012, 5.799 million young persons (under 25) were unemployed in the EU, of whom 3.733 million were in the euro area.
AMSTERDAM | Fleur de Weerd | Although Spain is always mentioned as the country with the greatest unemployment, the situation in Italy and Bulgaria is more worrying.
Over the last month, unemployment in Catalonia grew by 2.19%, while a year ago, in October 2011, it grew by 2.43%.