2. Noun. The phenomenon of unemployment in an economy. ¹
3. Noun. The level of unemployment in an economy, usually measured as a percentage. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Joblessness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Joblessness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"Changes in joblessness are partly related to changes in the share of individuals ... Chart SS3.2 shows trends in joblessness and in non- employment rates of ..."
2. A Budgetary and Ecomonic Analysis of the North American Free Trade Agreement (1993)
"Moreover, the vast majority of displaced workers who had found new employment experienced some period of joblessness after displacement. ..."
3. OECD Employment Outlook: Towards More and Better Jobs by Oecd (2003)
"The association between individual non-employment and poverty is stronger when chronic joblessness is analysed as a risk factor for chronic poverty. ..."
4. OECD Employment Outlook: Boosting Jobs and Incomes by SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"For unemployment, recent trends constitute a reversal of the trend rise in the joblessness rate since the early 1970s, even if the number of unemployed ..."
5. Babies and bosses by Willem Adema (2005)
"Reducing joblessness and poverty among sole parent families During the past decades, sole parenthood has increased in almost all OECD countries, ..."
6. Russia's Democratic Moment? Defining U.s. Policy to Promote Democratic by William C. Martel, Theodore C. Hailes (1998)
"While the issue of the impact of increased unemployment is covered in more detail in part II, a survey cited in "Russian Joblessness Understated," Wall ..."
7. Urban Change and Poverty by Michael G. H. McGeary, Laurence E. Lynn (1988)
"Research shows that joblessness is clearly related to marital instability, leading some researchers to argue that black joblessness, once considered the ..."
8. What's on the Worker's Mind: By One who Put on Overalls to Find Out, Whiting by Whiting Williams (1920)
"... of the fear of joblessness, the ill humor of fatigue and the ignorance of the deeper motives of his associates in the whole industrial proceeding. ..."