Today's Buggy Topic
The subject-title above, long-winded as it might be, captures the topic faithfully. In a thread dealing with it at Economist's View, prof bug left a long detailed comparison of unemployment benefits in the USA with those in West Europe, the latter being systematically reduced in benefit-generosity and duration almost everywhere there . . . in line with the EU Lisbon Strategy, adopted earlier in the last decade, to improve the overall productivity-growth of the member-states and encourage them to move more quickly from an industrial base toward a New Information-Based Economy of the sort the US pioneered back in the 1980s and 1990s.
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