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the condition of being on the on the job earning less than one's potential. The condition might exist because one is overqualified. uses overqualified in its definition of underemployment equilibrium. Underemployment is an inequality between production skills and wages paid by an employer.

The underemployed are included in comprehensive labor market surveys. Data about the underemployed in a workforce can be valuable for locations seeking economic development to share with prospects, assuming that labor strife is minimized and that such places are of a quality so as to avoid enterprises that thrive off downtrodden workers.

related: unemployed; unemployment compensation; skills; training; job creation

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