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8 May 2009
Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive and Chief Economist)



Ahead of this week’s EU Employment Summit, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said it was an opportunity to “keep employment at the top of the EU agenda, where it belongs”. But this Commentary by Fabian Zuleeg argues this opportunity was missed. It warns that the EU must focus on long-term challenges as well as putting forward more ambitious policies to tackle the immediate unemployment crisis if it wants to be seen as a relevant and important player in addressing European citizens’ concerns.

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