The Different Faces of Youth Unemployment Europe

CNN published a piece highlighting the individual stories from graduating students from different parts of Europe. No surprise the situation in Spain and Greece continues to be hard, as opposed to Germany.

Youth unemployment is also remarkably low, and 24-year-old Brendon Eggeling says young Germans are generally not worried about finding work.

“It’s not like jobs are growing on trees, but I don’t think there’s a general worry about finding jobs,” he said. His university friends are mostly concerned about finding the “right” job.

via CNN

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Alfonso Esparza

Alfonso Esparza

Senior Currency Analyst at Market Pulse
Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He has been published by The MarketWatch, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Bloomberg and BNN. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto.
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