The economic impact of France's pension reform strikes

French President Emmanuel Macron's plan to raise the legal retirement age has united all of the country's major trade unions against it. This Tuesday marks the sixth day of nationwide mobilisation since January, with the stated aim of "bringing France to a standstill". In today's show, we take a look at what the economic impact of industrial action in France tends to look like and how it can be difficult to properly assess.

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