AbstractThe author contends that the unemployment rate is a poor measure of both the state of worker welfare and labor market efficiency. It is especially inadequate when trying to compare economic vitality to other nations. Are there better ways? The author presents useful proposals.
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- David R. Howell & Anna Okatenko, 2008.
"By What Measure? A Comparison of French and U.S. Labor Market Performance with New Indicators of Employment Adequacy,"
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- David Howell & Anna Okatenko, 2010. "By what measure? A comparison of French and US labor market performance with new indicators of employment adequacy," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(3), pages 333-357.
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