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Grade 9-12

Unemployment and Labor Force Participation Video Series and Quiz

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: April 15 2020,


Students will be able to:

  • Define unemployment, frictional unemployment, structural unemployment, cyclical unemployment, and the natural unemployment rate.
  • Explain how unemployment is counted.
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In this economics video series, students will learn about employment and unemployment.


This 9-video unit on unemployment explains how unemployment is defined and counted, what frictional, structural, and cyclical unemployment are, and what the natural unemployment rate is.