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Which of the following statements correctly describe discouraged workers? (If none of the choices apply, leave all of the checkboxes blank.) Check all that apply. They are counted as part of the labor force by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are dissatisfied with their current jobs and are considering quitting. They have not looked for a job in 4 weeks (or longer), but they would like a job and are available for work. They are employed workers who want to earn higher wages. The following table contains U.S. employment information from June 2019. Civilian Population (Persons 16 years old and over) 259,037,000 Employed (Persons) 157,005,000 Unemployed (Persons) 5,975,000 Discouraged (Persons) 425,000 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has several measures of joblessness in addition to the official unemployment rate. One alternative is the U-4 measure of labor underutilization, which is calculated as follows:

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