Definition of structural unemployment in English:

structural unemployment

Line breaks: struc|tural un|employ|ment


[mass noun]
  • Unemployment resulting from industrial reorganization, typically due to technological change, rather than fluctuations in supply or demand.
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    • In addition to a reduction in structural unemployment, deregulation also lowers the incentive for surprise inflation.
    • The focus now is more properly on environmental sustainability and, as argued earlier, on the demographic implications of structural unemployment.
    • This might lead to a conservation of the high level of structural unemployment.

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