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underemployment

Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being underemployed.

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Examples

  • A measure that includes all three groups -- discouraged workers, unemployed workers and part-time workers -- is called the underemployment rate.

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  • A measure that includes all three groups - discouraged workers, unemployed workers and part-time workers - is called the underemployment rate.

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  • Altogether these 21 million Americans comprise what is sometimes called the underemployment rate, which hit 13.5 percent in December.

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  • Click to read. the economy continues to create jobs?? the government continues to create jobs … most temporary, census, irs. in the real world, underemployment is high, home values flat, and this moron is passing legislation that will ensure more of the same. he continues his foreign policy of embarrassing this country to no ends …. on the world stage he is the village idiot and commands zero respect. look at the way these other leaders make him look like the idiot he is. which make all of you even bigger idiots for cheering him on.

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  • The so-called underemployment rate, which includes part-time workers who would like to work full-time, also fell to 16.2% from 16.5%.

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  • Factoring in those wishing to work more hours and those who have given up looking for work - the so-called underemployment rate is 15.9 percent.

    US Unemployment Drops to 8.9 Percent

  • Currently, U.S. unemployment stands at 9.1% although so-called underemployment is much higher.

    Barton Biggs: U.S. Needs a Massive Public Works Program

  • The picture becomes more vivid still using a broader Labor Department measure known as underemployment, which counts jobless people along with those who are working part-time for lack of full-time work, or who have given up looking for work but are eager for jobs.

    Divided States of America: Black America Suffers Depression-Like Joblessness

  • And the so-called underemployment rate — which includes the unemployed, people working part-time even though they wanted full-time work and discouraged workers who've stopped looking — fell to 16.7% from 17%.

    Unemployment rate falls to 9.4% as employers add 103,000 jobs

  • The so-called underemployment rate, which includes those who have quit job hunting as well as those working part time because they can't find full-time work, rose to 17.1% in April from 16.9% the previous month.

    U.S. Added 290,000 Jobs in April

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  • My definition is: "an involuntary negative output gap for an individual." It includes all the listed types of underemployment, but leaves "underpaid" separate. "Output gap" and "negative output gap" are already established economics terms.

    July 16, 2009