The Great Recession and State Unemployment Insurance Funds

January 2012
Region Focus;First Quarter2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p44
Trade Publication
The article looks at the economic trends across the U.S. Fifth Federal Reserve District. Particular focus is given to the unemployment insurance program initiative as well as on the impact of the Great Recession on the labor market and the unemployment insurance funds. It highlights the adjustments made by the region as a result of the economic downturn. The potential of a program that ties unemployment insurance benefits to job matching programs to relieve labor market friction is noted.


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