Posts on ‘April 3rd, 2012’

Euro area: can we afford such youth unemployment?

For the first time since records began 14 years ago, in February there were more than 17 million unemployed people in the 17 countries that today form the Euro area. This corresponded to an unemployment rate of 10.8%, up from 10.0% a year earlier. The lowest official rates have been posted by Austria (4.2%), the [...]