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And if you're up for it, here's a page from the UK Parliament's Select Committee on Work and Pensions on the entire subject. If you scroll down to paragraph 11, they discuss the Beatty/Fothergill study favourably.

My point is, of course, that the fact of this displacement of the long-term unemployed is well-known in government circles. It's just so handy to ignore it when you want to use unemployment figures to point to weaknesses in other countries' economies.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Oct 23rd, 2005 at 04:05:39 PM EST
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