Europe’s employment rate is almost 10 percent lower than that of the United States. A  report published this month by Princeton University Press and written by an international group of leading labor economists suggests, after a two-year research project, that examined data from France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States, these economists argue that Europe’s 25 million “missing” jobs can be attributed almost entirely to its relative lack of service jobs. The jobs gap is actually a services gap. But, “Services and Employment” asks, why does the United States consume services at such a greater rate than Europe?

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