The Effect of Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits: Evidence from the 2012-2013 Phase-Out

Unemployment Insurance benefit durations were extended during the Great Recession, reaching 99 weeks for most recipients. The extensions were rolled back and eventually terminated by the end of 2013. Using matched CPS data from 2008-2014, we estimate the effect of extended benefits on unemployment e...

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Volume: 105
Main Author: Henry S. Farber
Jesse Rothstein
Robert G. Valletta
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2015
published in: The American economic review Vol. 105; no. 5; pp. 171 - 176
Data of publication: 20150501
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
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