The unemployment rate, which is obtained from a separate household survey, fell to 9.0% last month signaling that 700K more people were employed. Yet, another study by the government stated that non-farm payrolls rose only by 50K.
Which of the following best settles the dichotomy presented in the passage above?
A. Because of bad weather, a number of people got temporary jobs and did not report as unemployed.
B. About 75% of the job positions in companies are filled through references and not made public.
C. Governments of a few states are in the process of shedding jobs that have not reflected on the unemployment rate
D. International corporations have stepped up hiring for their subsidies in US.
E.The unemployment rate is the national benchmark on which the economic policy is decided and is considered the most accurate estimate.