Unemployment benefits keep people from working

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December 14, 2010
by Hans Bader  
Posted in Commentary

"Wintery Knight has an interesting discussion of how unemployment benefits keep people from working, drawing on coverage from The New York Times and academic studies. As he notes, this undermines the methodology used by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in concluding that the stimulus package would increase the size of the economy in the short run." (12/14/10)


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