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Community college enrollment tends to rise when unemployment is high, then tapers off as the economy improves.
Finance Minister Zoran Stavreski believes the crisis is to blame for the rampant poverty in the country and expects new jobs to be created with new investments once the crisis tapers off.
Infosys Technologies will hire more laterals in the US than elsewhere and expects no cutbacks on tech spending there even as stimulus funding tapers off.