Are Searching and Non-searching Unemployment Distinct States when Unemployment is High? The Case of South Africa WPS/2000-2

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Broadly and narrowly measured unemployment rates differ very markedly in certain countries, and the measure chosen to be the ‘official’ unemployment rate affects perceptions about the extent of the problem. The appropriate measure of the unemployment rate depends on whether jobless persons who say they want work but who are not actively searching should be… (More)

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