Jul 18, 2013 Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Jul 17, 2013 The Greek parliament votes today on whether to send as many as 25,000 government workers into a so-called 'labor reserve.'
Jul 14, 2013 This week, Greece got mixed signals from the International Monetary Fund -- and the coming week looks equally murky.
May 13, 2013 The Air Force turns to rank and file to ferret out waste, following the example of the private sector.
May 1, 2013 Protestors in Greece are rallying against austerity. The gathering comes just days after the country's government voted to allow 15,000 public employee layoffs.
Apr 29, 2013 Two European countries have come out with very different ways to tackle their economic problems.
Apr 25, 2013 Enrico Letta, of the center-left Democratic Party, has announced that he intends to fight the move towards austerity in Europe, and investors applauded.
Apr 12, 2013 Greeks fed up with their country's economic woes see a quick fix -- Germany stumping up more than $200 billion in further reparations for World War II aggression. Germans are unimpressed.
Apr 11, 2013 The idea that government should be balance its budget and stay out of the way has been around a long time. It's gained ascendance in Washington even as more economists agree the government should spend more and help the economy.