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CentrePiece article
What Future for European Jobs?
Christopher A. Pissarides
June 2006
Paper No' CEPCP198:
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CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006

In a world of rapid technological progress and increasing international competition, how can European countries improve their poor employment performance? Christopher Pissarides argues that much needs to change in the lower productivity, more labour-intensive service sectors of the economy.

This is an edited version of the keynote address by Christopher Pissarides delivered at the Austrian Presidency conference on Innovations in Labour Market Policies: Challenges in Times of Globalisation,Vienna, 16-17 February 2006.