Certainly, their cyclical sensitivity is more apparent in their unemployment rates
than in their employment levels.
The responses of the unemployment rates
to output shocks were virtually identica l to those reported in the text.
In addition, because whites make up about 85 percent of the total labor force, movements in the white and overall unemployment rates
tend to mirror each other.
They argue that our low unemployment rate
precludes a real restructuring and transformation in this country.
The insured unemployment rate
includes only those people receiving benefits.
in the District came down relative to the national unemployment rate
during the 1980s, despite overall job growth that was slower than the national average, because the District's labor force generally grew more slowly than that in the nation.
At the same time, the EU statistics agency, Eurostat, revised upwards last month's unemployment rate
Tennessee, Louisiana and North Dakota were the only states to experience a rise in unemployment rates
For the second month in a row, Jonesboro's unemployment rate
fell more than any area in the nation.
The unemployment rate
is a survey of whether people are working or looking for jobs.
In the mid-1970's, higher-than-average unemployment rates
were basically a bicoastal phenomenon.
Since the beginning of this decade, the city's unemployment rates
have risen to above-average levels.