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Greece Stares at Jobless Blight IMF Sees Lasting Decades: Chart

Greece is back in the headlines as it struggles to free itself from a disagreement between the International Monetary Fund and Europe. Even if that’s resolved, long-term challenges such as reforming the economy and getting people back to work remain. Unemployment was unchanged at 23 percent in November, more than twice the euro-area average, and the IMF said in a report this week that the rate “is expected to stay in the double digits until the middle of the century.”