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Francesco Foglia, 37, poses for a picture as he works as a street sweeper in downtown Rome

Francesco Foglia, 37, poses for a picture as he works as a street sweeper in downtown Rome April 29, 2012. Foggia studied for six years at university in Rome where he received a degree and a doctorate in industrial chemistry. He hoped to find a job as a researcher but has been working as a street sweeper for Rome's municipality for two years. Picture taken, April 29, 2012. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (ITALY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 04 OF 17 FOR PACKAGE 'JOBLESS GENERATION' SEARCH 'JOBLESS GENERATION' FOR ALL IMAGES

Different countries, same agony: 'Educated and unemployed!"

If you thought only India's economic situation is depressing, think again. Here are portraits of the world's 'lost generation' - MBAs and Doctorates doing odd jobs to feed themselves.