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Decreasing United States Unemployement
How to Decrease Unemployment in the United States
Unemployment in the United States has reached an extended peak that it has not seen since the end of the 1930's. People are worried that this could be the new norm, even though the rate seems to be trending down again. Unfortunately, too many people also realize that much of the downward trend comes from the federal government constantly readjusting how they gather the numbers. By taking people off of the rolls of those looking for work they are able to say that the unemployment number has decreased without actually doing anything. The fact is that while the rate seemed to be staying in the high, in the 10% range, it was actually much higher than the government was reporting. obins (2010) reports that
"These figures contain the amount of people currently receiving benefits only. This does…
Adams, S. (2011). Teen unemployment rate hits 24.5%. Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2011/07/08/teen - unemployment-hits-24-5/
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Graves, S. (2011). Small businesses are the solution to U.S. unemployment. The Hill. Retrieved from http://thehill.com/special-reports/jobs-a-economy-july - 2011/171355-small-businesses-are-the-solution-to-us- unemployment
Ecuador is a South American nation on the northwest Pacific coast of the continent. It is bordered by Colombia and Peru, and its territorial waters in the Pacific include the famous Galapagos islands. Historically the region has been defined by two major empires: the Inca and the Spanish. The Inca empire was based in Cuzco, located the south of Ecuador in present-day Peru, and eventually by the fifteenth century the Inca would conquer much of present-day Ecuador, which was at the time inhabited by a confederation of smaller indigenous tribes, who fought annexation by the Inca. The native peoples were thus assimilated into the Inca empire, and adopted the language of the Inca, known as Quechua. At the time of the Spanish conquest, the Inca presence in Ecuador was fairly recent, but it of course led to the introduction of the language of the colonists. As Hurtado describes it the…
Czarnecki, Lukasz; Balleza, Erik; and Saenz, Maya. Poverty and Inequality in Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico after the 2008 Global Crisis. New York: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 2014. Print.
Hurtado, Osvaldo. Portrait of a Nation: Culture and Progress in Ecuador. Trans. Barbara Sipe. Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 2010. Print.
Sawyer, Susan. Crude Chronicles: Indigenous Politics, Multinational Oil, and Neoliberalism in Ecuador. Raleigh: Duke University Press, 2004. Print.