TITLE

Economic Structure and Context: Demographics and Labor Markets

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Greece Country Monitor;Mar2012, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article forecasts the labor market of Greece. The population of the country is still rising despite the stabilization of the inward migration rates. The unemployment rate is higher compared to other counties due to deep structural unemployment. It also mentions that the labor market participation is low at just 65 percent of the working-age population.
ACCESSION #
72443518

 

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