# Assignment Instructions Be sure to show all of your work and how you arrived at

Assignment Instructions
Be sure to show all of your work and how you arrived at your answer.  Label your diagrams clearly (where applicable).  Your work must be typed and submitted electronically (via eCampus). You may complete your work in the space provided in this worksheet.  Include the worksheet and cover sheet in your uploaded final work
Note: You will receive no score if you fail to adhere to the above instructions.
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Question 1
A.     Define and explain unemployment (10 points)
B.    From the given data above calculate and explain unemployment rates for 2014 and 2015(10 points)
Assessment Codes CT, WC, EQS
Given the national income (NI) data below (ALL figures are in billions of dollars) compute:
C.    National Income (NI) (10 points)
National Income data
Inflation data
The Inflation data above shows the prices and the quantities consumed in a college bookstore. Using 2011 as the base year
Calculate the inflation rate between 2012 and 2013 using the CPI approach.
D.   Calculate inflation using the GDP deflator index and explain why consumer price index (CPI) overstates inflation when compared to inflation rate determined by using GDP deflator (15 points)
Assessment Codes CT, WC, EQS
Question 2.
Using data from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Tables 2 and 3 in the months of August
2015 Seasonally Adjusted, compare and contrast Labor force participation rates (LFPR)
of four demographic groups: Whites, African â€“American, Asian and Hispanic.
Evaluate and discuss the differences in their LFPR (25 points)
Assessment Codes CT, WC, EQS
Question 3
Different societies view unemployment differently. Some view it as a social ill and others as an economic problem. In 250 words discuss how unemployment is viewed in your culture. Compare and contrast unemployment remedies of your culture with that of any other culture.  Cite your work. (30 points)
Assessment Codes WC, SR

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