Problem

Disparities in unemployment within countries

Other Names:
Regional unemployment within countries
Nature:
The greater the regional variations in unemployment within a country, the higher will be the national rate of unemployment consistent with stable inflation.
Incidence:
In 1987 unemployment rates in USA ranged from 2.5% in New Hampshire to 11.8% in Louisiana. In Italy jobless rate varied from 6.4% in Lombardy to 22.2 in Campagnia.
Narrower Problems:
Seasonal unemployment
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
23.02.2002 – 00:00 CET