Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Long Term Unemployment by Country

Opinion Journal reports on the state of various world economies and their ability to produce jobs.

Jobless, Permanently?
Long-term unemployed (12 months or more) as a percentage of total unemployed, 2002

U.S. 8.6%
Britain 23.1%
Japan 30.8%
France 33.8%
Germany 47.9%
Italy 59.2%

Yeah, let's emulate the European model. (h/t Vilainous Company)

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