Suppose the town of Boone has a total population of 50,000 people. Of those, 45,000 people are employed. There are 1,000 full-time students who are not employed or actively seeking work. The rest of the people are out of work but have been actively seeking work within the past four weeks. Instructions: In part a, round your answer to 1 decimal place. In part b, enter your answer as a whole number. a. What is Boone's unemployment rate? 81 percent b. Suppose there are 2,000 people who are unemployed as a result of cyclical unemployment and 1,000 people who are unemployed as a result of structural unemployment. How many people are unemployed as a result of frictional unemployment? 2000

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Suppose the town of Boone has a total population of 50,000 people. Of those, 45,000 people are employed. There are 1,000
full-time students who are not employed or actively seeking work. The rest of the people are out of work but have been
actively seeking work within the past four weeks.
Instructions: In part a, round your answer to 1 decimal place. In part b, enter your answer as a whole number.
a. What is Boone's unemployment rate?
81 percent
b. Suppose there are 2,000 people who are unemployed as a result of cyclical unemployment and 1,000 people who are
unemployed as a result of structural unemployment. How many people are unemployed as a result of frictional
unemployment?
2000
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Suppose the town of Boone has a total population of 50,000 people. Of those, 45,000 people are employed. There are 1,000 full-time students who are not employed or actively seeking work. The rest of the people are out of work but have been actively seeking work within the past four weeks. Instructions: In part a, round your answer to 1 decimal place. In part b, enter your answer as a whole number. a. What is Boone's unemployment rate? 81 percent b. Suppose there are 2,000 people who are unemployed as a result of cyclical unemployment and 1,000 people who are unemployed as a result of structural unemployment. How many people are unemployed as a result of frictional unemployment? 2000

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