Unit 4 -- Explaining the Business Cycle

Chapter 12 (24) -- Short-term Economic Fluctuations

Chapter 13 (2nd ed) (25) -- Spending and Output in the Short Run

Chapter 14 (2nd ed) (25) Stabilizing Aggregate Demand -- the Role of the Fed

Employment and Unemployment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the primary source for data on the labor force. You should especially check: