Google
Saturday 
March 2, 2024 

AmosWEB means Economics with a Touch of Whimsy!

AmosWEBWEB*pediaGLOSS*aramaECON*worldCLASS*portalQUIZ*tasticPED GuideXtra CrediteTutorA*PLS
COMMONWEALTH: The Commonwealth is a multilateral organization of 54 developed and developing nations around the world. The Commonwealth Secretariat was established in 1965 as the main intergovernmental agency of the Commonwealth, facilitating consultation and co-operation among member governments and countries. The Commonwealth strives to be a force for peace, democracy, equality and good governance, a catalyst for global consensus building and a source of assistance for sustainable development and poverty eradication. The Commonwealth Secretariat is headed by the Commonwealth Secretary-General and is located at Marlborough House in London. Association to the Commonwealth is voluntary.

Visit the GLOSS*arama

Most Viewed (Number) Visit the WEB*pedia

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, MEASUREMENT PROBLEMS: The official unemployment rate, which measures the proportion of the civilian labor force 16 years or older that is not engaged productive activities but is actively seeking employment, is estimated and reported monthly by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The imperfections of official unemployment rate fall into two categories. One that suggests the "true" unemployment of labor resources is likely greater than the official unemployment rate and the other that suggests the "true" unemployment of labor resources is likely less than the official unemployment rate. Two items that show up in the understated category are discouraged workers and part-time workers. Two items that shows up in the overstated category are unreported legal employment and unreported illegal employment.

     See also | unemployment | unemployment rate | civilian labor force | employment | Bureau of Labor Statistics | Current Population Survey | alternative unemployment rates | fifth rule of imperfection | discouraged workers | underground economy |


Recommended Citation:

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, MEASUREMENT PROBLEMS, AmosWEB GLOSS*arama, http://www.AmosWEB.com, AmosWEB LLC, 2000-2024. [Accessed: March 2, 2024].


AmosWEB Encyclonomic WEB*pedia:

Additional information on this term can be found at:

WEB*pedia: unemployment rate, measurement problems

Search Again?

Back to the GLOSS*arama

FREE ENTERPRISE

In theory, an economic system that relies extensively, if not exclusively, on unregulated markets to exchange resources, goods and services, and to answer the three questions of allocation. In practice, this term is often used synonymously with capitalism.

Complete Entry | Visit the WEB*pedia


APLS

BLUE PLACIDOLA
[What's This?]

Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time browsing through a long list of dot com websites hoping to buy either a birthday greeting card for your grandfather or a weathervane with a cow on top. Be on the lookout for crowded shopping malls.
Your Complete Scope

This isn't me! What am I?

Three-forths of the gold mined each year is used to manufacture jewelry.
"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it."

-- Maya Angelou, Poet and Author

IARA
Increasing Absolute Risk Aversion
A PEDestrian's Guide
Xtra Credit
Tell us what you think about AmosWEB. Like what you see? Have suggestions for improvements? Let us know. Click the User Feedback link.

User Feedback



| AmosWEB | WEB*pedia | GLOSS*arama | ECON*world | CLASS*portal | QUIZ*tastic | PED Guide | Xtra Credit | eTutor | A*PLS |
| About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement |

Thanks for visiting AmosWEB
Copyright ©2000-2024 AmosWEB*LLC
Send comments or questions to: WebMaster