Saraceno, Francesco, (2016), “Unemployment: EMU Policymakers Focus On The Wrong Problem”, Social Europe Journal, 9 February
Last week François Hollande lifted the veil on the much-awaited measures for tackling French unemployment (3.6m/10.6%), defined as a “national emergency”. The plan made the news mostly for the pledge to soften the famous 35-hour working week, which nevertheless remains vague. Besides that, the plan consists of two legs: the first is an attempt to fight the loss of skills of long-term unemployed workers by financing training programs.
- Myant, Martin, Theodoropoulou, Sotiria, Piasna, Agnieszka, (2016), “Unemployment, internal devaluation and labour market deregulation in Europe”, European Trade Union Institute, January
- Hagedorn, Marcus, Manovskii, Iourii, Mitman, Kurt, (2016), “The Impact of Unemployment Benefit Extensions on Employment: The 2014 Employment Miracle?”, Centre for Economic Policy Research, January.