Research Report Extending Unemployment Insurance (UI) Protection
Wayne Vroman
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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.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Poverty State programs, budgets Unemployment and unemployment insurance
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population