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Frictional Unemployment

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Which of the following individuals is likely to be classified as frictionally unemployed?

A

Mary, previously laid off in the textile industry, who has been seeking a job in the textile industry for the last eighteen months.

B

A waiter at a Wall Street restaurant laid off due to insufficient number of lunch time customers.

C

A teenager who is not working but hopes to return to school soon.

D

An accountant who left her job in New York to move to another accounting job in Atlanta.

E

An individual who is currently working 15 hours per week but expects to have her hours increased to full time (40 hours) next month.