Youth Unemployment in the European Union

MIN READMay 29, 2013 | 12:15 GMT

Portuguese students hold signs, including one that reads "Youth unemployment 40 percent," during a protest in Lisbon on Feb. 27.


The issue of dealing with youth unemployment is gaining momentum in the European Union. Germany and France recently announced plans to fight the problem, which currently affects roughly a quarter of the bloc's active labor force under the age of 24. But each EU member will need to implement its own structural reforms to successfully deal with the issue....

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