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Chapter 21

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Department
Economics
Course
ECON 1000
Professor
Steven Edwards
Semester
Winter

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apter 21JobsInflCh1The workingage population is thke total number of pekopleAin the labour force kaged 15 years and ovker and employedBin the labour forceCin the labour force kaged 15 years and ovkerDaged 15 years and ovkerEin the labour force wkho are employedTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment2Which one of the follkowing people would bek counted as unemployked in CanadaAKathy has stopped lkooking for work since shke was unable to findk a suitable job durikng a onemonthsearchBSharon is a college stkudent with a jobCBenoit who was laid koff when his firm clkosed down 2 months ago kand has not been lookikng for work ashe is going back to skchoolDChristos has been laikd off from his job a kmonth ago and has notk been looking for a newk job as he iswaiting for a severankce package from his kformer employerEVeena is not working bkut she is looking for ka fulltime jobTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment3Which one of the follkowing people would bek counted as unemployked in CanadaASharon recently began lkooking for work after stkaying at home for 10 ykears to look after hekr childrenBMaurice is on a 2 montkh vacation out of thke country but is stikll looking for a job usking the internetCKanhaya has stopped klooking for work since hke was unable to findk a suitable job durikng a twomonthsearchDDoris works only 5 hoursk a week but is lookikng for a fulltime jobETaylor is a homemakekrTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment4Which one of the follkowing people would bek counted as unemployked in CanadaARuth is a 14yearold student and has kbeen looking for an aftkerschool job every day kfor the past monthBRon has quit looking bekcause he believes kthat there is no workk available for himkCSimone is currently wokrking but expects to bke laid off by the eknd of the month befkore next monthssurvey can be complektedDSarah has been looking kfor a job but is takikng a monthlong break from the jobkseeking effort due tok herlack of skillsERebekah is a recent gkraduate looking for workkTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment15Which one of the follkowing people would bek counted as unemployked in CanadaAa person who has beekn seeking a job for thke last six months bkut recently gave up klooking because he waksdiscouraged by his jkob prospectsBa person who will bek starting a new job ikn 6 monthsCa person who has beekn laid off for 10 weekks and is not looking fkor a job because he kis waiting to be calkledback to his old jobDa person who expects kto be laid off by tkhe end of the month kbefore next months sukrvey can be completekdEa parttime worker who repeaktedly expresses a deksire to become a fulkltime workerTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment6The labour force isAthe total number of kpeople employedBthe total number of kpeople in the workingage population who arke either employed ork unemployedCthe total number of kpeople in the workingage population who arke employedDthe total number of kpeople aged 15 yearsk and overEnone of the aboveTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment7The unemployment ratke is defined as thek number ofAunemployed people dikvided by the numberk of employed peoplekBunemployed people dikvided by the sum ofk the people employekd and the people unekmployedCemployed people divkided by the number kof people in the coukntryDunemployed people dikvided by the numberk of people in the cokuntry who are employekdEunemployed people dikvided by the numberk of people in the cokuntryTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment8Counting involuntary parttime workers as unempkloyed wouldAraise the full emplkoyment rateBnot change the actuakl unemployment ratekCraise the natural unkemployment rateDraise the measured kunemployment rateElower the measured uknemployment rateTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment9Who of the following wkould be counted as uknemployed in CanadaASharon is a college stkudent with no jobBDoris only works five hkours a week but is lkooking for a fulltime jobCMaurice has been laikd off from his job fokr 20 weeks but expectsk to be called back ksoonDBogdan has been laidk off from his job butk does not expect to bke called back and kis not lookingEKanhaya has stopped klooking for work since hke was unable to findk a suitable job durikng a twomonthsearchTopicEmployment and Unemplokyment2
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