Counting the Cost

Argentina's crisis: Where did it all go wrong for Macri?

We ask whether Argentina's champion of the free market can stay in power as a populist makes a comeback.

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Young, educated and jobless: The struggles of India's graduates

Recent studies show that people with degrees find it harder to land jobs than those without.

Young, educated and jobless: The struggles of India's graduates

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US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

Hiring surged in April, underscoring US economic strength.

US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

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'Can't sleep at night': Despair over jobs as Jet Airways grounded

More than 16,000 employees are demanding a government bailout to prevent the shutdown of the debt-ridden airline.

'Can't sleep at night': Despair over jobs as Jet Airways grounded

Counting the Cost

Algeria economy: Where has all the money gone?

As Algeria's oil wealth dries up and protesters demand change, we examine the economic challenges facing the country.

Counting the Cost

How Silatech empowers MENA youth: HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser discusses Silatech's efforts to boost youth employment in the MENA region.

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The US jobs market almost stalled in February. But not quite.

The US labour market added a measly 20,000 jobs in February, raising concerns about slowing economic growth.

The US jobs market almost stalled in February. But not quite.

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'What use is a degree if I sell eggs?': The job crisis under Modi

As elections loom, Prime Minister Modi has been accused of creating India's worst unemployment crisis in 45 years.

'What use is a degree if I sell eggs?': The job crisis under Modi

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India unemployment rate highest in 45 years: Report

The jobless rate stands at 6.1 percent, a local newspaper reports, citing an official survey withheld by the government.

India unemployment rate highest in 45 years: Report

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Holidays in US drive strong demand for temporary workers

The United States has entered its holiday shopping season and high consumer confidence and low unemployment are driving up wages for seasonal workers.

Middle East

Bleak job prospects for youth in occupied Palestine

The unemployment rate for those with a post high-school degree is 55 percent and even worse for women at 72 percent.

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Extreme poverty on the rise in Brazil as elections loom

Some living in the places hardest hit say they’ve become disillusioned by politicians’ empty promises.

Brazil: Extreme poverty on the rise as elections loom

Palestine

Highly educated Palestinian women struggle to find jobs

Although they are among the most educated in the region, unemployment is high for Palestinian women under the Israeli occupation.

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Afghanistan unveils youth unemployment strategy

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has launched a strategy to tackle youth unemployment, which stands at more than 40 percent.

Tunisia

'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins

In one of the country's poorest areas, young people describe the hardship and boredom of being out of work.

'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins