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Unformatted text preview: experience, or low experience. Low experience employers are defined as businesses who laid off fewer than L workers in the previous calendar year. High experience employers are those who laid off more than L workers in the previous calendar year. Low experience employers will pay a lower EI tax than the current amount. High experience employers will pay a higher tax. A worker is defined as being laid off if they lose their job through no fault of their own. a. What type of employers do you expect to be classified as high experience? Low experience? Explain. b. Will this policy change affect frictional unemployment? Explain. c. Will this policy change affect structural unemployment? Explain. d. Will this policy change affect seasonal unemployment? Explain. e. Will this policy change affect cyclical unemployment? Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course BUEC 280 taught by Professor Simonwoodcock during the Spring '07 term at Simon Fraser.
- Spring '07