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Re: [Channel-talkeconomics] Workshop 6 Macro

From: Bill Lee <lblee@athenet.net>
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 14:19:40 EDT
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I am not sure, but I think that it is defined as any nonvoluntary
institutionalization. That's why students under 16 fall into this
category, because by state law they are required to be in school.

Take Care,

Bill

On Jul 21, 2006, at 10:37 AM, David Gavron wrote:

> Good morning,
>
> This workshop was informative for me. I particularly liked the
> simulation that
> dealt with both types of unemployment and inflation. Having the
> students
> explain why their occupation might become unemployed by particular
> headlines
> in the newspaper and the type of unemployment appeared to be fruitful.
> The
> teacher went on to ask the students in their roles, how inflation
> might impact
> them. I found this activity to be a great way to make sure the kids
> understand
> the basics of these two topics.
>
> When unemployment was brought up, the teacher identified the work
> force as any
> 16 year old or older who was not institutionalized as being a member
> of the
> work force.
>
> What does institutionalized mean?
> Are high school students institutionalized?
> Does it just mean prisons and psych hospitals?
>
> Any clarification on this would be much appreciated.
>
> What type of unemployment is it when you are horrible at your job, and
> you get
> fired?
>
> I look forward to your responses.
>
> David Gavron
>
> David Gavron
>
> Wayland High School Social Studies Department
> 508-358-3726
>
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