Lies, damned lies and unemployment statistics

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A myriad of figures, rates and percentages are quoted in unemployment coverage, commentary
and debate. Sometimes they may not always convey what they appear to convey, or it may be
difficult to know which ones give the real picture of where unemployment is at. Dev Mukherjee
busts some myths and explains some of the key concepts.

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