Does the overall unemployment rate provide an accurate picture of the impact of unemployment on all U.S. population groups?
No, the overall unemployment rate does not provide an accurate picture of the impact of unemployment on all groups. There are a number of reasons for this. They include:
Different demographic groups have different unemployment rates. Men are more likely to be unemployed than women today, especially in minority communities. African Americans have a higher unemployment rate...
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