Apprenticeship boosts employment but does little to explain the fall in unemployment

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Nearly a fifth of the 750.000 net job creations over the past year are due to apprenticeships, according to INSEE, which partly explains the rise in the youth employment rate but not much for the drop in unemployment, unlike to what Jean-Luc Mélenchon asserts.