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1. Definition and Causes

Those who are over a certain age (often the maximum age of mandatory school attendance), who are totally without work, and who are available for work and actively seeking it are considered unemployed by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and most countries collecting statistics on unemployment. Those who work at all for pay (and often those who work without pay in family busi…

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Monsma, George, “Unemployment”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 04 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_U.10>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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