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A quick one: Employment in the EU

I just browsed through my Eurostat rss-feed and I came across this press release from the 14th of June. The first picture in that press release should be familiar from this post by Paul Krugman. But the next picture is maybe worrying in its own right, because look at where Finland and the Netherlands are! Indeed, on the declining side of employment. Not good. How can you be a Serious Core Country when your employment is going down?


“Europe in Depression”

“Europe in Depression”

The graph in this Paul Krugman post really, really should give policy makers in the Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Brussels, Frankfurt and elsewhere in Europe very much food for thought.