Seven Questions: Unemployment through the Prism of the Great Recession

The Great Recession of 2007–09 led to a worldwide increase of 30 million in the number of people unemployed, with about half of that increase among advanced countries. This article discusses the factors behind this rise in unemployment, the reasons why countries such as Germany experienced little increase in unemployment while others were hit hard, whether policies were able to stave off an even worse outcome, and what the prospects are for labor markets in advanced countries. Here is a link to the full article.

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