REPORT Economic GrowthEuropeWorld

Old Europe Goes to Work: Rising Employment Rates in the European Union

September 2006, John Schmitt and Dean Baker

This report shows that Europe’s welfare states have nearly closed the employment gap with respect to the United States for workers aged 25 to 54 years old.  This report was also published in Challenge Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 3, May-June 2007. (IB200609A)

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