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Assessing the Welfare Effects of Unemployment Benefits

From Camille Landais:     I investigate in this paper partial equilibrium labor supply responses to unemployment insurance (UI) in the US. I use administrative data on the universe of unemployment spells in five states from the late 1970s to … Continue reading

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Unemployment benefits should encourage geographic mobility

An op-ed from Enrico Moretti: Americans have always been willing to move to look for better economic opportunities, and this willingness to relocate is a big factor in U.S. prosperity. Yet while everyone is free to move to look for … Continue reading

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