Tag Archives: unemployment insurance

Mooching the Safety Net in a Recession

I really liked this short post in Modeled Behavior a lot, mostly because I agree with it. Karl Smith takes issue with this part of Casey Mulligan’s assertion. One interpretation of these results is that the safety net did a … Continue reading

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Unemployment Insurance Claims Still Very High, with No Current Government Response

These figures are off the government’s press releases on citizens filing for unemployment claims. Here, the politics are out of balance with economic reality. The Congress, specifically the Senate, is blocking any further assistance to the unemployed (the House just … Continue reading

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