Work disincentives in the unemployment insurance (UI) system
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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Unemployment -- Effect of unemployment insurance on -- United States,
  • Labor supply -- United States

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Statementby Richard A. Hobbie, Analyst in Social Legislation
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1980-81, reel 11, fr. 0153
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18158882M

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  Unemployment insurance (UI) is a social insurance programme in which compensation is paid to unemployed workers. Much of the research on UI has focused on the inherent disincentives. For example, higher benefits have been found to increase unemployment durations, with little clear positive impact on the quality of new jobs.   The unemployment insurance system was built when jobs were full-time and on staff. It needs to be revamped to match the 21st century working world.   Policy-makers responded to this employment calamity by extending the maximum duration of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. Beginning in May , federal Extended Benefits (EB) and Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) extensions raised the regular week limit to as many as 99 weeks for some workers.1 As Figure 2 shows, total UI claimants rose from a ‘normal’ level of Cited by: 1) Double Dipping – Employees may receive funds from both workers’ compensation and disability insurance if their injury is one that puts them out of work for a long period of time. 2) Unemployment – In some states, employees who are receiving workers’ compensation may also qualify for unemployment under certain circumstances. Companies.