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Extended unemployment and UI benefits


  • Robert G. Valletta
  • Katherine Kuang


During the current labor market downturn, unemployment duration has reached levels well above its previous highs. Analysis of unemployment data suggests that extended unemployment insurance benefits have not been important factors in the increase in the duration of unemployment or in the elevated unemployment rate.

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  • Robert G. Valletta & Katherine Kuang, 2010. "Extended unemployment and UI benefits," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue apr19.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2010:i:apr19:n:2010-12

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    1. Eileen Mauskopf & Jeffrey C. Fuhrer & Peter A. Tinsley, 1990. "The transmission channels of monetary policy: how have they changed?," Federal Reserve Bulletin, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), issue Dec, pages 985-1008.
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    1. Elsby, Michael W.L. & Hobijn, Bart & Şahin, Ayşegül, 2015. "On the importance of the participation margin for labor market fluctuations," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 64-82.
    2. Fang, Lei & Nie, Jun, 2014. "Human Capital Dynamics and the U.S. Labor Market," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 2014-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
    3. Sedláček, Petr, 2014. "Match efficiency and firms' hiring standards," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 123-133.
    4. repec:eee:macchp:v2-2131 is not listed on IDEAS

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