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September 1994

Global employment issues in the year 2000

Juhani Lönnroth

The challenge of fostering global employment as the 21st century dawns will involve a judicious linking of the welfare safety net to an active labor market policy that affords incentives for persons to work and for employers to hire them. This article examines policy choices for addressing global employment problems, and provides several conclusions on what can be done to improve employment growth.

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