How much revenue is minimal and decent for a human being? -Unemployment in the US and Europe – BBC iPlayer – Business Daily

31 Aug

How much revenue is minimal and decent for a human being? The state should ensure a minimum number of workhours for everyone and a decent “piece of the pie” for her/his work. How can the state do that?

 

“In France, President Francois Hollande is removing tax breaks for overtime work. Will it encourage more new jobs?”

via BBC iPlayer – Business Daily: Unemployment in the US and Europe.

 

Unemployment is a serious problem on both sides of the Atlantic. In the US it will be a major issue for the Presidential election. The BBC’s Jonny Dymond takes a look at the situation in the state of New Jersey.

In France, President Francois Hollande is removing tax breaks for overtime work. Will it encourage more new jobs? Two French businessmen give their views to the BBC’s Fahima Khail.

And an economist at the International Institute for Labour Studies in Geneva assesses of how much impact tax and other labour market policies have on unemployment.

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