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Home Publications Graphic Economics Change in Unemployment Rate in Countries With and Without Work-sharing
Change in Unemployment Rate in Countries With and Without Work-sharing Print
May 6, 2010

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Data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development show how work-sharing has kept the unemployment rate in participating countries, such as Germany, low even though some of those countries have a seen a sharper decline in GDP compared with the United States.

Update: (February 15, 2011) Graph was updated to reflect changes to countries listed under work-sharing and non-work-sharing.