- structural unemployment
- See unemployment.
Dictionary of sociology. 2013.
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Structural unemployment — is long term and chronic unemployment arising from imbalances between the skills and other characteristics of workers in the market and the needs of employers ( Abel/Bernanke, Macroeconomics 6e, 2008 Pearson Education, Inc. ). It involves a… … Wikipedia
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