Some social consequences of the financial crisis in Europe and comparisons with the US. Etienne Wasmer, Sciences-Po, OFCE, CEPR and IZA. Monday, April 20 at 4pm - Buffett Center Conference Rm , Northwestern University. Initial title/subject. Is America becoming France?
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Some social consequences of the financial crisis in Europe and comparisons with the US
Sciences-Po, OFCE, CEPR and IZA
Monday, April 20 at 4pm - Buffett Center Conference Rm, Northwestern University.
« Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can’t be too careful in dealing with people»
WVS 1990, 2000
« No confidence in the justice system ? »
« No confidence in Parliament… »
NB: Harris Poll 2009
9% have « a great deal of confidence » in the Congress
In March 2009: Harris poll: 36% have a great deal of confidence in the White House.
The military (58% have a great deal of confidence);
Small business (48%);
Major educational institutions (40%);
The White House (36%);
Organized religion (30%);
Wall Street (only 4% have a great deal of confidence);
The Congress (9%);
Law firms (11%);
Major Companies (11%);
The press (12%);
Source: Kletzer (2001), OECD (2005) and authors’ calculations. (*) The re-employment rates are not directly comparable: the US data is based on retrospective questions, while EU data is based on a panel and thus follows more accurately a cohort of displaced workers.