That figure includes not only the "official" unemployed--people just laid off or otherwise out of work but actively looking for employment--but also workers who would prefer to have full-time jobs but who have accepted part-time work; workers who are only marginally attached to the economy; and--perhaps the hardest to reach and measure, "non" labor force--the discouraged worker
Ibon said the number of underemployed and discouraged worker
are also rapidly rising, noting that underemployed Filipinos increased by 847,000 to 7.
While these shifts are ongoing, Bosworth says "the surprise lies with the growing magnitude of the perceived discouraged worker
This group might be considered a kind of 'partly discouraged worker
,' analogous to the usual category we might call 'fully discouraged.
A discouraged worker
is one who has given up the job search because of perceived poor prospects--that is, the chance of getting a job is not worth the effort one would have to exert to find it.
These are the discouraged worker
phenomenon, the use of inventories
This result is referred to as the discouraged worker
It's something that economists refer to as the discouraged worker
factor," Delay said.
A part of that increased growth should come from the discouraged worker
group -- those who were not looking for a job because they believed no job was available.
0 million in 1994--the so-called "hidden unemployed," at least as measured through the new discouraged worker
concept, were a relatively small group.
Considerable tightening of the requirements for discouraged worker
status reduced the number of persons so classified by about half.
France, the country with the highest unemployment rate, ranked in the middle of the range on the total underutilization basis because its discouraged worker
rates were very low.