Young people in Greece, Ireland and Spain talk about how the economic crisis is affecting them • Europe’s lost generation costs €153bn a year Athens Glykeria Papadopoulou is young and ambitious. She dreams of becoming a teacher of modern Greek literature. In the four years since she graduated with a degree in the field, she has sent out her CV “hundreds of times”, placed adverts in print and online media, and even stickers on lampposts outside schools. But youth unemployment in Greece is at 55.4%, higher than any other EU country. “It is quite clear that my generation has lost out,” she says.
Across Europe, there’s a generation with its future on hold
Posted by getsomenews.com on Oct 22, 2012