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Why Scarce Resources Are Sometimes Unemployed

October 2013

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Oct 1, 2013 The Mismatch between Job Openings and Job Seekers

By Maria E. Canon and Mingyu Chen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, The Regional Economist, July 2011
Mismatch can be interpreted as a poor match between the skills and location required to fill vacant jobs and the skills and geographic preferences of unemployed workers.

Oct 1, 2013 The Story of Unemployment

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Education Department,
The Online Course for Teachers and Students
How do we know how many people are unemployed? Why are they unemployed? What can be done to get people back to work? Students get the answers to these and other questions in The Story of Unemployment, including why education might be the best way to avoid unemployment in their futures.


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