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Measuring underemployment demographic indicators for the United States by Clifford C. Clogg

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • Underemployment -- United States -- Statistical methods.

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Edition Notes

StatementClifford C. Clogg.
SeriesStudies in population
LC ClassificationsHD5716.2.U5 C58
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4418746M
ISBN 100121765601
LC Control Number79022916

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Measuring Underemployment: Demographic Indicators for the United States (Studies in population) - Kindle edition by Clogg, Clifford C., Winsborough, H. H.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or by: Measuring Underemployment How do we measure underemployment? In the United States, official unemployment is determined narrowly; that is, a ratio of persons able and willing to work but do not have a job to the total civilian labor force. Measuring Underemployment: Demographic Indicators for the United States discusses the Labor Utilization Framework of Hauser and Sullivan, which is a measurement scheme that posits the existence of three dimensions, or forms, of underemployment- time, income, and skill-utilization. This paper suggests a better way to determine the threshold to measure underemployment using the cluster method. The robustness of its results is assessed using ANOVA tests, Chow test, and.

Their "underemployment index" reveals that the potential for existing workers to take advantage of the recovery by increasing hours rather than creating new jobs, at the expense of the unemployed. Underemployment: Psychological, Economic, and Social Challenges Douglas C. Maynard and Daniel C. Feldman, Editors While joblessness is a signature problem during times of economic stress. The underemployment measure identifies people with a job who face a partial lack of work. It is useful to look at the underemployment rate in combination with the unemployment rate; together these two measures provide a more comprehensive view of how much potential labour there is .   Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization for States, Second Quarter of through First Quarter of Averages have been cited for the lack of job search in the prior 4 weeks. Persons employed part time for economic reasons (U-6 measure) are those working less than 35 hours per week who want to work full time, are available to do.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Clogg, Clifford C. Measuring underemployment. New York: Academic Press, © How to Measure Underemployment? David N. F. Bell and David G. Blanchfl ower Abstract One of the factors that may inhibit reductions in unemployment as the economy recovers is the extent to which existing workers would like to work more hours and employers may prefer to let them work longer hours before making new hires. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clogg, Clifford C. Measuring underemployment. New York: Academic Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Underemployment and unemployment combined exceeded 17% in , the worst such rate since at least the s and perhaps since the Great Depression. As Keynesian economics (see Keynes, John Maynard) gained influence among policymakers, more countries committed themselves to finding ways to approach full employment through government intervention.