unemployment rate

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the percentage of the work force that is unemployed at any given date

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Unemployment rates for the relatively slow-growth manufacturing divisions are quite sensitive to the cycle.
Shocks to white female unemployment were only contemporaneously correlated with the unemployment rates of white males and black females but not that of black males.
Federal Reserve's conduct of monetary policy during the 1970s--a period when the Fed focused on slowing the growth rate of the money supply in order to reduce inflation--significantly widened the gap between the unemployment rates of blacks and whites (Hull 1983).
For the first time in four years, the difference between the national and the state unemployment rates has fallen to less than a percentage point.
Is the Czech Republic's low unemployment rate a function of its not having shed excess workers?
The high level of the insured unemployment rate is a bit surprising, particularly given that the state's overall unemployment rate has fallen.
Job growth in our District was very good in the last decade, but not quite as good as the drop in unemployment rates would suggest.
Luxembourg, Dhu-AlHijjah 26, 1434, Oct 31, 2013, SPA -- The number of people out of work in the eurozone edged up in September, reversing a recent downward trend, but the unemployment rate was stable at 12.
California, which has one of the highest unemployment rates within the U.
Only eight of the nation's 369 metropolitan areas registered drops in unemployment rates for October 2008, compared with the same period a year ago.
The unemployment rates for both the state and county are the lowest since October 2001.
6 percent -- while Louisiana, West Virginia, Alaska, and Mississippi had unemployment rates in double digits.
These credit strengths are balanced by the above-average overlapping debt levels, variability in revenues from utilities fees as well as taxes, and unusually high unemployment rates for this rating category.
Washington, Safar 10, 1433, Jan 4, 2012, SPA -- Unemployment rates fell in three-quarters of large U.
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