Will the Unemployment Rate Stall in 2013? (Extra Segment)
Watch this segment for some quick definitions on the unemployed, discouraged workers, and labor force participation. Use this information as a support to “Will the Unemployment Rate Stall in 2013?”
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About the Speaker
Òscar Jordà is a Research Advisor in the Macroeconomic Research Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. His areas of research interest include econometrics, macroeconomics, and monetary economics. See his research page.
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