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Structural unemployment and urban policy

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization.

Structural unemployment and urban policy

hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, March 17, 1978.

by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Structural unemployment -- United States.,
    • Urban policy -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF25 .E232 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 49 p. ;
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4375512M
      LC Control Number78603279


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Structural unemployment and urban policy: hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, Ma Structural unemployment is a form of involuntary unemployment caused by a mismatch between the skills that workers in the economy can offer, and the skills demanded of workers by employers (also known as the skills gap).Structural unemployment is often brought about by technological changes that make the job skills of many workers obsolete.

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