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Japan Faces Labor Crisis

Japan’s working-age population is shrinking rapidly and is causing increasing labor shortages. The labor shortage effect is compounded by its economic recovery which has led to increasing demand for production and labor. So, how does Japan solve this problem? Here are some ideas.

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The Risk of a Jobless Recovery in Southern Europe

Financial crises are followed by significant increases in unemployment rates and the Great Recession will be no exception. Employment will not increase in earnest until overall demand in the market recovers its pre-boom strength, which will take time since the reduction of debts (also known as the deleveraging process) has barely started.   However, the financial crisis is not the …

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