Recent extensions of U.S. unemployment benefits: search responses in alternative labor market states

In response to the 2007–09 “Great Recession,” the maximum duration of U.S. unemployment benefits was increased from the normal level of 26 weeks to an unprecedented 99 weeks. I estimate the impact of these extensions on job search, comparing them with the more limited extensions associated with the...

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Volume: 3
Main Author: Valletta, Robert G
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2014
published in: IZA journal of labor policy Vol. 3; no. 1; pp. 1 - 25
Data of publication: 20141200
ISSN: 2193-9004
EISSN: 2193-9004
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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