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Unemployment vs. Out of Work

A few days ago, Greg Mankiw posted this amusing dialogue about the unemployment rate, as if Abbott and Costello had to discuss it. Here is a tidbit of the exchange: COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America. Keep reading this post...
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