In 2008, the country of Ruba was suffering from a period of high unemployment. The new president, Chang, appointed Laurel Tiedye as his cheif economist. Ms. Tiedye and her staff estimated these supply and demand curves for labor from data obtained from the secretary of labor_Qd= 100 -5wQs= 10w -20Where q is the quanity of labor and supplied/demanded in millions. of workers and w is the wage rate in slugs, the currency of Ruba.a. Currently the law in Ruba says that no worker shall be paid less than 9 slugs per hour. Estimate the quanity of labor supplied, the number of unemployed, and the unemployment rate.B President Chang, over the objection of Secretary Small, has recommended to the congress that the law be changed to allow the wage rate to be detemined in the market. If such a law was passed and the market adjusted quickly, what would happen to the total employment, the size of the labor force, and the unemployment rate? Show the results graphically.C. Will Rubanese labor market adjust quickly to such a change in the law? Why of why not?
Hi there! Click one of our representatives below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.