Underemployment


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Underemployment

A term used to describe persons who are working part time but would like to work full time, or persons whose skills exceed those needed for the job they are performing. For example, an economist working as a retail clerk may be described as underemployed. Underemployment increases during recessions and periods of slow economic growth.
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Underemployment rates should be published, alongside headline unemployment rates.
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