The labor department said that the largest job gains occurred in new york, which added 62,100 jobs, while minnesota added 10,300 jobs, its first gains in almost a year. vermont added 900 jobs but its unemployment rate fell from 7.3% to 6.8%long dashthe biggest drop of all states. source: the associated press, august 21, 2009 explain how, other things remaining the same, the increase of 62,100 jobs in new york and of 10,300 in minnesota changed the number of people employed, the labor force, and the unemployment rate. the increase of 62,100 jobs in new york and of 10,300 in minnesota the number employed and the labor force.
a. did not change; increased or did not change
b. increased; definitely increased
c. increased; increased or did not change
d. did not change; did not change
C. increased; increased or did not change
The number of employees clearly increased. As new jobs position were filled.
Now we must understand that labor force is determinate by the employees and the people actively looking for a job position.
If during the time period all these jobs were filled with people statistically consider unemployed then, the labor force did not change.
However, if there people which weren't looking for a job are offered with a job positiion an take it this increase the labor force as they weren't count before.
Therefore, the labor force could increase or stay at the same level
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