Taking a French Driving License? Consider Barcelona, Cheaper, Faster and Still French
An abrasive American entrepreneur famously caused a furore last year when he bluntly derided French labour practices while being urged to consider acquiring the troubled Goodyear tyre plant in northern France.
Here French economist Gilles Saint-Paul explains the impact of some of the more perplexing aspects of local tradition when it comes to employment.
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