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Unformatted text preview: ll the others are backwards. For example, the rate for married men would be substantially less than the rate for
teenagers. 2. Which scatter diagram best represents the relationship between the unemployment rate of teenagers (x) and the
unemployment rate of prime age males (y)?
There is a positive relationship - they both tend to rise or fall at the same time.
3. Which one of the following statements is not true when we look at the US in the past twenty years?
a. unemployment rates tend to be higher in manufacturing than in service
b. as a result of increased immigration the percent of the population that is foreign born has been rising
c. employment was growing most rapidly in the manufacturing sector
d. the labor force participation rates of women has been consistently rising until the Great Recession
The only statement that is incorrect is the one regarding employment. Em...
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