Looking for jobs after the crisis

Europe's economy is recovering but employment and wages are picking up slowly. [George Rudy/Shutterstock]

After almost eight years of economic crisis in Europe, the discussion for what comes next has been launched.

Brussels and the EU capitals are exploring ways to take advantage of the economic recovery and increase employment, after years of sluggish economic activity have dealt a severe blow to crisis-hit countries.

EU policymakers have taken a number of initiatives to tackle the unemployment phenomenon, especially for young people, including the Youth Employment Initiative and the Youth Guarantee Scheme. But have all these efforts delivered?

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