Europe’s Jobless Recovery?

News in today might suggest that far from obsessing ourselves with the current plight of the US economy, our attention might be better directed rather nearer home. Reading off from the results of the latest Purchasing Managers Index survey which appears in todays Financial Times, the services sector is growing, but employemnt in it isn’t. Sound familiar? Now we’d better sit down and start examining the possible causes. Of course, it might be just a temporary blip (this is what they keep saying in the US, but it’s a blip that has been running some months now) and then again it might not be.
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