Unemployment Insurance in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR1)

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Unemployment Insurance in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR1)

March 20, 2009

Abstract

The economic stimulus bill enacted on February 17, 2009 has several provisions related to unemployment insurance (UI). Several governors have objected to some provisions. In this document, Senior Fellow Wayne Vroman, an economist and researcher on UI, answers key questions about the program changes.

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