Unemployment
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1. Definition and Causes

Those who are over a certain age (often the maximum age of mandatory school attendance), who are totally without work, and who are available for work and actively seeking it are considered unemployed by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and most countries collecting statistics on unemployment. Those who work at all for pay (and often those who work without pay in fami…

Cite this page
Monsma, George, “Unemployment”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_U.10>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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