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Extended unemployment and UI benefits

Robert Valletta () and Katherine Kuang

FRBSF Economic Letter, 2010, issue apr19

Abstract: During the current labor market downturn, unemployment duration has reached levels well above its previous highs. Analysis of unemployment data suggests that extended unemployment insurance benefits have not been important factors in the increase in the duration of unemployment or in the elevated unemployment rate.

Keywords: Unemployment; Unemployment insurance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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