The state of an individual looking for a paying job but not having one. Does not include full-time students, the retired, children, or those not actively looking for a paying job. Contexts: labor; macro; data
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• (n.) Quality or state of being not employed; -- used esp. in economics, of the condition of various social classes when temporarily thrown out of employment, as those engaged for short periods, those whose trade is decaying, and those least competent.
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the condition of one who is capable of working, actively seeking work, but unable to find any work. It is important to note that to be considered ... [120 related articles]
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A measure of the number of workers that want to work but do not have jobs. Contrasts with employment.
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Unemployment (or joblessness), as defined by the International Labour Organization, occurs when people are without jobs and they have actively sought work within the past four weeks. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and it is calculated as a percentage by dividin...
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The condition of those members of the labor force who did no work but were seeking work, were awaiting recall from layoffs, or to begin a new job within thirty days. This includes persons receiving unemployment insurance benefits, those who have delayed filing for benefits but were eligible to recei...
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unemployment, condition of one who is able to work but unable to find work. Once assumed to be voluntary, idleness was punishable by law; however it is now recognized that unemployment often arises from factors beyond the control of the individual worker. Unemployment may be due to seasonal layoffs ...
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Lack of paid employment. The unemployed are usually defined as those out of work who are available for and actively seeking work. Unemployment is measured either as a total or as a percentage of those who are available for work, known as the working population, or labour force. Periods of widespread...
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1) Dismissal 2) Job loss 3) Laying-off 4) Severance 5) State
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