Posts Tagged ‘France’

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    How Do You Disconnect the Internet?

    Feb 13, 11 • 178 Views • Businesses, Developing Economies, Macroeconomic Measurement, RegulationNo Comments

    As a Vodafone New Zealand customer, events in Egypt directed affected you. With a Cairo based call center that had to be closed, Vodafone said that people needing assistance waited 7 or 8 minutes for service that was directed elsewhere. According to The New

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    Silver Job Fairs

    Oct 31, 10 • 175 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, GovernmentNo Comments

    It is more likely that a 75 year-old South Korean will be working than a 60 year old Frenchman. According to OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and development) statistics cited by Floyd Norris, workers in South Korea and Japan remain in the labor

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    A Smaller Safety Net?

    Sep 10, 10 • 181 Views • Economic Debates, Government, International Trade and Finance, Labor1 Comment

    In France, a 24 hour workers’ strike brought retirement rights back to the headlines. Saying that a 60 year old retirement age was no longer affordable, French President Sarkozy has proposed moving it up to 62. French workers disagree. In the U.S., a