Explain why the unemployment rate can be used as a tool to assess the economic health of a
country and prove it with data.
Is there an inverse relationship between the Gross Domestic Product and the unemployment
Focus on what was happening with the real GDP and
the unemployment rate in Canada during the financial crisis of 2008. Specifically, you will:
1- Present and analyze (Statistics Canada) data on the state of the real Gross Domestic
Product during the Canadian recession of 2008.
2- Summarize and cite two articles on the state of unemployment during the Canadian
recession of 2008.
One article must be written in French and the other in English.
Notice: You should not be expressing your opinion – just presenting the data and research.
Your objective findings will answer the question, not your subjective opinion on the matter.