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Ken

How is the unemployment data gathered in America ? Is it obtained from sampling businesses ? In Australia, we use a rolling sample of the households. This doesn't seem to need any correction of small-business bias, and should produce a good estimate other than the usual problems of non-response.

Kaiser

Ken: you can find more here. It's due to the delay in new businesses being included in the survey.

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