assignment_8Nov-1 - ECON*2410 Fall, 2011 Empirical...

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ECON*2410 Fall, 2011 Empirical Assignment, Due Date Friday, 25 November All sections have equal weight Labour Market In order to complete this task you need to determine which province has been assigned to you and what your particular start date is. Consult the “data assignment” link. Note that labour force data are obtained from CANSIM table 2820087. Briefly explain the concepts: labour force, unemployed persons, the participation rate and the unemployment rate. Create a chart (Chart 1) in Excel showing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for males and females 15 years and over for Canada and for the province assigned to you from your start date to the present. Chart 1 will show four unemployment rate series. Discuss Chart 1. Create a second chart (Chart 2) showing the seasonally adjusted participation rate for males and females 15 years and over for Canada and the province assigned to you from your start date to the present. Chart 2 will show four participation rate series. Discuss Chart 2.
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