Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Country Where Unemployment Is Better Than Employment

Germany must import entrepreneurs at Pacific Standard magazine.

Theme: Demographic decline and the war for talent.

Subject Article: "How ‘entrepreneur’ stopped being a European word."

Other Links: "Rabenmutter: Germany Waging the War for Talent Without Women."

Postscript: Where we are all headed:

“In the boom years after the ’90s, all our policies were designed to attract labour,” says Catarina Reis Oliveira, the head of the research department of the Portuguese government’s High Commission for Immigration. “But since the crisis, we’re looking at immigrants as a source of employment – as people to create jobs.”

People develop, not places.

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