Research Report Unemployment Insurance: Current Situation and Potential Reforms
Wayne Vroman
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This short paper summarizes the current situation of state unemployment insurance (UI) programs in the United States. It describes benefit recipiency, UI trust fund balances and administrative financing. Policies are recommended to increase solvency of the trust funds, raise recipiency rates and to improve the adequacy of administrative funding.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags State programs, budgets Unemployment and unemployment insurance
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population