Now let’s examine the unemployment in the United Sates. Follow the link below to review up-to-date national data.
Go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
Click on and review the following links to learn about the relationship between age, race, gender, and unemployment.
Employment Situation Summary
Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age
What interests or surprises you from the summary tables?
Discuss the differences in unemployment rates by gender, age, educational attainment, and so forth, and provide possible explanation for the variations in unemployment over time and the variation in unemployment by age, gender, educational attainment, and race.