Jay asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 4 weeks ago

when looking at unemployment, what does the natural unemployment statistic include?

1 Answer

  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    It's a complicated problem because 'unemployed' might include students going to school, parents staying at home to raise children, retirees, people who've given up looking for work, etc.  The most common statistic is 'people who want to work and who are actively looking for work'. 

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