Posted: May 24th, 2016
For each of the following, indicate if the person would be classified as employed, unemployed, or not in the labour force and why: (i) a 65-year-old man who left his job and is now working as a volunteer for 10 hours a week; (ii) a university graduate who has not been able to find a position using her skills and is working as a wait-person for 30 hours a week; and (iii) a manufacturing worker who is out of a job and has given up searching for a job.
5. Suppose 180 000 people are employed, 20 000 people are unemployed, and an additional 50 000 people are not in the labour force but are of working age. Calculate the labour force participation rate.
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