The global economic crisis is making it harder for young people to develop careers and adult lives. Highly affected by recession

To avoid becoming a casualty of the recession, many of Canada’s young plunged into graduate school. Ironically, higher education may be hurting Canada’s young adults rather than helping them

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UK: Job creation alone ‘will not solve unemployment’
The UK creates over five million jobs every year, but only boosting demand for labour will get the unemployed into jobs, economist Jonathan Portes tells the Channel 4 Jobs Report.

This is a superbly clear and relevant article on the Channel 4 news blog from Jonathan Portes, head of thr NIESR – it focuses on the unemployment problem facing the UK economy and outlines some policy options for cutting the jobless total.

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