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The Terrifying Reality of Europe's Youth Unemployment Crisis, in 1 Chart

In March, youth unemployment hit 50 percent in Greece. Six months later, it's only gotten worse.

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Michigan Is Getting the Long-Term Unemployed Back to Work

A new state program matches companies with participants.

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Education and Job Requirements: The Great Mismatch

Gaps between educational attainment and job openings are responsible for our long-term unemployment problems.

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The U.S. Cities Where Young Adults Are Most (and Least) Likely To Live at Home

Metro areas with low rates of marriage, high unemployment, and low educational attainment have the largest share of 'boomerang' kids.

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When it Comes to Jobs, the Real Story is Education, Occupation, and Geography

The burden of unemployment has been felt hardest on those in working-class factory, construction, and low-wage service jobs.

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The Real Losers of Europe's Unemployment Crisis, Explained in One Chart

More than half of Spain and Greece's young people are out of work.

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In Cleveland, Green Goals Are Transformed Into Community Development

Worker-owned cooperatives are leveraging the city's the biggest institutions to create jobs in the impoverished neighborhoods right next door.

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Life Inside the Broken City

The artist collective Broken City Lab is working to re-engage citizens in the struggling city of Windsor, Ontario.

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The Surprising Geography of Persistent Unemployment

The chronically jobless are not where you'd think.

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The Folly of Corporate Relocation Incentives

When cities compete to lure big companies, no one wins

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Which U.S. Cities Offer the Most Economic Security?

A new map of metropolitan areas highlights stark contrasts that go beyond unemployment figures

Chart of the Day: In Latin American Cities, Unemployment Drops

And the informal economy is shrinking

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Urbanizing the Amazon

Though cities are springing up throughout the Brazilian rainforest, there are few jobs to be had

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For the Unemployed, Geography Can Be Destiny

Not every place and every citizen has been affected by the recession the same way

A worker at the General Motors Cruze assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio. (Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk)

Signs of Recovery in the Great Lakes

Manufacturing job growth rates in the region are looking up, but there's still a long way to go