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108) By offering less generous unemployment insurance programs, the United States can expect A) citizens to pay more in taxes than citizens pay in Europe.B) longer periods of unemployment for their workers.C) workers to be slow in gaining new skills in response to fluctuations in the labor market.D) shorter periods of unemployment for their workers.Answer: D 108) Diff: 2 Page Ref: 730/356 Topic: Economic Growth in the United States Learning Outcome: Macro 4: Explain the sources of productivity growth AACSB: Reflective Thinking 109) The U.S. economy has seen a faster increase in productivity since the mid-1990s as compared tothe economies of many Western European countries. Which of the following explains this? 109) Diff: 2 Page Ref: 730/356 Topic: Economic Growth in the United States Learning Outcome: Macro 4: Explain the sources of productivity growth AACSB: Reflective Thinking, Multicultural and Diversity 110) To what do economists attribute the rapid growth of labor productivity in the United Statesrelative to other countries? 110) Diff: 1 Page Ref: 730/356 Topic: Economic Growth in the United States

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