Research Report The Recession of 2001 and Unemployment Insurance Financing
Wayne Vroman
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This report examines alternative methods for financing unemployment insurance (UI) trust fund deficits, including the traditional method of borrowing from the U.S. Treasury as well as borrowing from the private securities market. It also reviews the experiences of individual states that have experienced funding problems following the recession of 2001.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy State and local tax issues Unemployment and unemployment insurance
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population