How do we know how many people are unemployed? Why are they unemployed? What can be done to get people back to work? Get the answers to these and other questions — including why education might be the best way to avoid unemployment in the future — in this series of short courses on unemployment.
What are some of the consequences of unemployment, socially and otherwise? Learn the answer in the short online course Consequences of Unemployment.
What can be done to get people back to work? Learn the answer to this and other questions — including why education might be the best way to avoid unemployment in the future — in the short online course Education vs. Unemployment.
When unemployment is persistently high, government may enact policies to bring it down; so, unemployment statistics matter. Learn how these data are collected and how unemployment is measured in the short course Measuring Unemployment.
Some unemployed individuals need only a little time to find the right job while others may need extensive intervention. And some may not ever find the job they seek. Learn about the three types of unemployment in the short course Types of Unemployment.
Also view our online course The Story of Unemployment. This course consolidates all of the Unemployment Short Courses into one online course.
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