West Germany: Second Miracle

Though the much-touted German economic miracle has lost some of its sheen lately, unemployment in West Germany last month dropped to its lowest level since World War II. The number of West Germans currently out of a job is down to 97,500—mostly unemployables—out of a total labor force of 27 million. West German businessmen have already imported nearly 700,000 foreign workers and have 626,000 job openings going begging.


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