Extending Unemployment Insurance (UI) Protection

Research Report

Extending Unemployment Insurance (UI) Protection

May 6, 2003


This short paper describes the current economic situation and argues for a further extension of federally financed unemployment insurance (UI) protection to the long-term unemployed. It also summarizes important developments in the labor market during recent decades that are relevant to the current debate over extending UI benefits.

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