Some Considerations in Establishing an Unemployment Compensation Program

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Some Considerations in Establishing an Unemployment Compensation Program

May 1, 2005

Abstract

This paper examines four topics related to the establishment of unemployment compensation (UC) programs: 1) the costs of UC, 2) the determinants of UC benefit duration, 3) unsuccessful programs that have been terminated and 4) implementation issues.

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