PTE Reading Fill in the blanks exercise. Fill the gaps with appropriate words to complete the paragraph.
1. Labor economics does not take into account the psychology or sociology of individual employment (1)______, such as the emotional (2)_______ of unemployment and the social benefits of an income or preferred type of work. Market analyses (3)______ to overlook unpaid labor such as raising a child or caring for a relative. Some late-twentieth century studies have (4)______ the role of nonworking spouses, children and the elderly on decision-making.
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2. Free trade, in modern usage, trade or commerce (1)______ on without such restrictions as import duties, export bounties, domestic production subsidies, trade quotas, or import licenses. The basic (2)_____ for free trade is based on the economic theory of comparative (3)______: each region should concentrate on what it can produce most cheaply and efficiently and should exchange its products for those it is less able to (4)______ economically.
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3. Medical rights and children is a subcategory of patients’ rights that covers issues (1)_____ from individual consent of a mature minor to overriding parental decision to (2)______ treatment in life-threatening situations. Minors are generally presumed by U.S. law to be insufficiently mature or mentally (3)______ to make medical decisions for themselves. They are considered incapable of giving informed (4)______ to medical treatment, and consequently, either a parent or legal guardian holds the right to decide a child’s medical care.
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