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Global Unemployment

The Startling Consequence Of High Unemployment Revealed

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business

LISBON, Portugal — The European Union's drug agency says high youth unemployment in some EU countries and cuts to public health budgets could re...

Governments Finally Get Serious About Youth Unemployment Crisis

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business

* French, Germany, Italy want plan for youth jobs crisis * Plans to be fleshed out at June, July EU meetings * Hollande ...

Three Times The Population Of The U.S. Is At Risk Of Falling Into Poverty

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are on the brink of poverty. A recent study by the International Monetary Fund warns that as many as 900 m...

Eurozone Unemployment Reaches Record High

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

LONDON — The eurozone economy has passed another bleak milestone. Official figures Tuesday showed that unemployment across the 17 European Unio...

Huge Share Of The World's Population Is Collecting Garbage

Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

One man’s garbage is another man’s job. Between 1 and 5 percent of the world’s urban population is employed in solid waste management, meani...

Are Emerging Markets Leading the Way in Job Creation?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

That emerging economies continue their slow but steady recovery on the job front can only be a sign in the right direction. I'm confident that emerging economies will eventually carry the day.

At Davos Summit, Income Inequality Is A Major Concern

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

High in the Swiss Alps, the global wealth gap is being identified as a source of misery and unrest. Participants in the annual World Economic Forum...

Unemployment Is The World's Fastest-Rising Concern: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Worried about making ends meet? You're not alone. Unemployment is the fastest-rising concern around the globe, suggesting the softening global job ...

UN: Financial Crisis Left Nearly 30 Million Unemployed

AP | MATT MOORE and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland — Adjusting to the "new reality" framed the backdrop of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, with some 2,500 business leaders...