Interstate Differences in Insured Unemployment: Some Recent Evidence
AbstractRecent panel data is used to reconsider the determinants of interstate differences in the ratio of insured to total unemployment. We conclude that previous research on the influence of replacement rates, duration of jobless spells and female labor force participation is robust, but find that political affiliations and attitudes could be more important, and unionization rates less important, than once believed.
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insured unemployment; work norms; replacement rates; unionization;
Other versions of this item:
- Peter Hans Matthews & Ivan Kandilov & Bradford Maxwell, 2002. "Interstate differences in insured unemployment: some recent evidence," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(14), pages 945-948.
- J65 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment Insurance; Severance Pay; Plant Closings
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2002-07-21 (All new papers)
- NEP-IAS-2002-05-07 (Insurance Economics)
- NEP-LAB-2002-07-21 (Labour Economics)
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