Young Workers' Exit Adds To Greece's Economic Pain

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Austerity measures taken to deal with Greece's national debt have worsened the country's unemployment rate; it stands at more than 16 percent. But among Greeks younger than 30, the unemployment rate is almost 40 percent. With few job prospects at home, more and more of the brightest young Greeks are looking overseas for work, fueling a "brain drain" that economists fear will cripple the country's recovery efforts.

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