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Headline economic numbers suggest the United States is recovering from the Great Recession noticeably faster than the euro zone. But adjust for demographic changes, and that’s a misleading conclusion: In reality, working-age people on both sides of the Atlantic are stuck with euro-style sluggishness.

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