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    exposed the inability of political and financial institutions to cope, and the crisis quickly sparked a worldwide economic slump. One of the major consequences and legacy of the Great Depression was unemployment, and this essay aims to critically analyse the impact the Great Depression and unemployment had on health and well-being. To ascertain the sufficiency of welfare provision in both the US and Great Britain this paper will first look at Britain and then the US to understand the reality…

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    another important factors while evaluating the level of nation`s happiness, as most of us spend the majority of our waking hours on the job, making the unemployment to be of a great concern for modern economists and psychologists. Studies have clearly established that, for many different countries and time periods, personally experiencing unemployment makes people very unhappy. Clark and Oswald (1994, p 655) proved that job absence reduces well-being more than any other economic and non-economic…

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    When William Phillips first published his paper in 1958 on the relationship between inflation and unemployment, called the Phillips Curve, it became a base model for Central Banks globally to help set their monetary policies(Blanchard, 2010). However, in recent years, this inverse correlation between unemployment and inflation has seemed to vanish. As inflation expectations have anchored and unemployment has lowered, the Phillips Curve has flattened(Phillips Curve May Be Broken, 2017). The…

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    Unemployment Do you know how many people are unemployed in the United States? There are about 42% of americans are unemployed. Many people get laid off their jobs, some can't find jobs, and some don't want to find jobs. The first type of unemployed people are involuntary part-time workers. These workers want a full time job rather than work part-time. These workers sometimes get their hours cut back which hurts them because they need the money for whatever they might need like food to feed…

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    there is employment. Going to college is not obtainable for everyone either. It takes a series of commitment and to not procrastinate. The unemployment rate has gone down drastically. “Unemployment Rate in the United States decreased to 5.10 percent in August from 5.30 percent in July of 2015” (trading economics). There is a drastic change in the unemployment rate, which is a very good sign that there are still jobs for people. Finding a job takes time and most people take on a full or part time…

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    The book entitled, Consequences of Long-Term Unemployment by AustinNichols, Josh Mitchelland Stephan Lindner(2013) tackled the effects or consequences of being unemployed in a long-term. It can affect individuals, families, and communities in direct ways. Being unemployed for a long time may erode the skills through lack of use. They stated that a depreciation or erosion of human capital increases as time passes, meaning in finding a new job that is the potential wages of an unemployed…

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    is on Norway’s unemployment rate and details how its recent unemployment level is the highest it has been in more than a decade due to rapidly falling oil prices. In 2014, the price of oil was above $100 a barrel, however has now plunged to $40 a barrel. As a result, 30,000 workers from petroleum production companies have been fired due to the decreased aggregate demand and because of this, the unemployment rate rose to 4.8% in January 2016 from 4.6% the previous month. Unemployment is defined…

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    Unemployment in the United States is a serious problem that continues to grow due to a number of reasons. The first major cause is due to job out sourcing overseas, particularly China where the labor costs are extremely low. The next big reason for unemployment in the U.S. is because of the high taxes which rank close to the worst of any country in the world. (A. Krulick, Debt.org) Two of the major financial indicators associated with unemployment are homelessness and starvation. These…

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    Compensation (Housing/Jobs) Birthrate and Population Bringing down the numbers Canada's immigration is a problem, but also a solution depending on the question. On one hand the immigration gives us more population to give jobs too but on the other hand, it's all coming too fast and we don't have the time to compensate for the fast growth causing the loss of jobs and housing. The only option here is to reduce the number of immigrants coming into the country, this will help give us time to…

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    Unemployment trends have always been around, even before they were actually tracked. Unemployment varies from location to location, as you can see in the graph below, the Colorado unemployment rate varies from the United States unemployment rate and the Denver unemployment rate. These unemployment rates might vary from each other but they all effect each other, the Denver unemployment rate contributes to the calculations of the Colorado unemployment rate and the Colorado rate contributes to the…

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