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text for chapter five

chapter five text unemployment and inflation unemployment is normally defined as the number of adults who are actively looking for work but do not have a job. unemployment creates a cost to the entire economy in terms of lost output. on a more personal level, the state of being unemployed often results in hardship and failed opportunities as well as a lack of self-respect. psychological researchers believe that being fired creates as much stress as the death of close friend. the number that we present about unemployment can never fully convey its true cost to the people of this or any other nation. categories of individuals who are without work an unemployed individual will fall into any of our categories: a job loser, whose employment was involuntarily terminated or who was laid off. a reentrant, who worked a full-time job before but has been out of labor force. a job leaver, who voluntarily ended employment. a new entrant, who has never worked a full-time job for two weeks or longer. inflation we define inflation as an upward movement in the average level of prices. notice that these definitions depend on the average level of prices. this means that even during a period of inflation, some prices can be falling if other prices are rising at a faster rate. the prices of electronic equipment have dropped dramatically since 1960s, even though there has been general inflation. ... ادامه ...

how to build your own country

how to build your own countryby joe quirkupdated may 29, 2017 'floating cities' master reinvention 09:48story highlightsjoe quirk: more and more americans are dis isfied with their governmentso now is the perfect time to innovate and create self-governing artificial islandsjoe quirk, president of the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, is co-author of "seasteading: how floating nations with restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians" with patri friedman, chairman of the board of the seasteading institute. the views expressed in this commentary are his own. (cnn) if you'd like to live in a country that caters to your values and lifestyle, why not build your own? nearly half the earth's surface is a blue frontier over which no country holds sovereignty, and startup cities that float permanently in international waters will soon be economically feasible as construction materials get cheaper, greener and printable in 3d form. these will be homesteads on the high seas -- or seasteads. joe quirkby 2020, blue frontiers, our for-profit spinoff from the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, plans to provide fresh jurisdictions on floating sustainable islands designed to adapt organically to sea level change. these will be privately financed and built by local maritime construction firms employing the latest in sustainable blue tech.we've already raised our seed round of investments to perform research and secure legislation, so get ready for the next wave of nations.of course, the need for seasteads could not be greater. americans are fed up with their government -- in a recent washington post-abc news poll, nearly two-thirds of americans reported that they tr ... ادامه ...

how to build your own country

how to build your own countryby joe quirkupdated may 29, 2017 'floating cities' master reinvention 09:48story highlightsjoe quirk: more and more americans are dis isfied with their governmentso now is the perfect time to innovate and create self-governing artificial islandsjoe quirk, president of the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, is co-author of "seasteading: how floating nations with restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians" with patri friedman, chairman of the board of the seasteading institute. the views expressed in this commentary are his own. (cnn) if you'd like to live in a country that caters to your values and lifestyle, why not build your own? nearly half the earth's surface is a blue frontier over which no country holds sovereignty, and startup cities that float permanently in international waters will soon be economically feasible as construction materials get cheaper, greener and printable in 3d form. these will be homesteads on the high seas -- or seasteads. joe quirkby 2020, blue frontiers, our for-profit spinoff from the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, plans to provide fresh jurisdictions on floating sustainable islands designed to adapt organically to sea level change. these will be privately financed and built by local maritime construction firms employing the latest in sustainable blue tech.we've already raised our seed round of investments to perform research and secure legislation, so get ready for the next wave of nations.of course, the need for seasteads could not be greater. americans are fed up with their government -- in a recent washington post-abc news poll, nearly two-thirds of americans reported that they tr ... ادامه ...

how to build your own country

how to build your own countryby joe quirkupdated may 29, 2017 'floating cities' master reinvention 09:48story highlightsjoe quirk: more and more americans are dis isfied with their governmentso now is the perfect time to innovate and create self-governing artificial islandsjoe quirk, president of the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, is co-author of "seasteading: how floating nations with restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians" with patri friedman, chairman of the board of the seasteading institute. the views expressed in this commentary are his own. (cnn)if you'd like to live in a country that caters to your values and lifestyle, why not build your own? nearly half the earth's surface is a blue frontier over which no country holds sovereignty, and startup cities that float permanently in international waters will soon be economically feasible as construction materials get cheaper, greener and printable in 3d form. these will be homesteads on the high seas -- or seasteads. joe quirkby 2020, blue frontiers, our for-profit spinoff from the seasteading institute, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, plans to provide fresh jurisdictions on floating sustainable islands designed to adapt organically to sea level change. these will be privately financed and built by local maritime construction firms employing the latest in sustainable blue tech.we've already raised our seed round of investments to perform research and secure legislation, so get ready for the next wave of nations.of course, the need for seasteads could not be greater. americans are fed up with their government -- in a recent washington post-abc news poll, nearly two-thirds of americans reported that they tru ... ادامه ...