Frictional unemployment is the amount of unemployment that results from workers who are in between jobs, but are still in the labor force. Full employment is attainable within any economy, but may result in an inflationary period. The inflation would result from workers, as a whole, having more disposable income, which would drive prices upward.
Many economists have estimated the amount of frictional unemployment, with the number ranging from 2-7% of the labor force.
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