Unemployment Insurance Rules, Joblessness, and Part-Time Work
In most states, unemployment insurance recipients accepting part-time work can earn up to a specific amount (the 'disregard') with no reduction in benefits. For earnings above the disregard, benefits are reduced dollar for dollar. This paper analyzes the effects of changes in the disregard on job search behavior. Using data from the Current Population Survey's Displaced Worker Supplements and a competing risks model with correlated risks and time-varying coefficients, an increase in the disregard is found to significantly increase the conditional probability of part-time reemployment during the first three months of joblessness. Copyright 1996 by The Econometric Society.
(This abstract was borrowed from another version of this item.)
To our knowledge, this item is not available for
download. To find whether it is available, there are three
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
|Date of creation:||1993|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: U.S.A.; University of Minnesota, Industrial Relations Center. 271 - 19th Avenue South. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0430|
Phone: (612) 624-2500
Fax: (612) 624-8360
Web page: http://www.chrls.csom.umn.edu/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fth:minnir:93-07. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Thomas Krichel)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.