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Unemployment Insurance in the United States: Analysis of Polciy Issues

Edited by Christopher O'Leary and Stephen A. Wandner

in Books from Upjohn Press from W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Abstract: O'Leary and Wandner offer 15 original essays that reflect the current state of knowledge on policy issues critical to the performance and success of the nation's UI system. The essays are based on up-to-date program data, enabling the authors to provide analyses on and recommendations for issues at the forefront of the UI policy debate. Topics include coverage, eligibility, adequacy and duration of benefits, labor market attachment, benefit financing, fraud and abuse, the intersection of UI with other income maintenance programs, federal-state relations (including devolution), and more.

Keywords: unemployment insurance; ui; unemployment compensation; financing; eligibility; duration; employment service; adequacy of benefits (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J65 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
ISBN: cloth 9780880991742 paper 9780880991735
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