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Why Japans 4.4% Rate of Unemployment is Deceiving

November 29, 2011

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The Japan Statistics Bureau reported that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in October, up 0.4 from the previous month. The low unemployment rate looks great until you realize that after a long period of slow to no growth, a very low number of people even bother to look for work in Japan.   Japan has a lower […]