Unemployment benefits and work incentives: the US labour market in the Great Recession

In the midst of sharply rising long-term unemployment, a series of unemployment benefit (UB) eligibility extensions raised the regular 26-week limit to as many as 99 weeks in some states. In response, leading economists have invoked the 'laws of economics' to warn that the extensions may b...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Howell, David R
Azizoglu, Bert Mustafa
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 2011
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy Vol. 27; no. 2; pp. 221 - 240
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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