Title

Chapter on Unemployment Insurance for Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy

Project Dates

02/01/2011 - 04/30/2013

Description

The author will draft a chapter for the Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy outlining origins and development of Unemployment Insurance (UI) in the United States, describing the program (financing, eligibility criteria and beneficiaries, benefit levels, size, responsibilities of state and federal government, impact on recipients), examining forces that have shaped the program, and identifying problems and challenges facing the UI system.

Publications

Unemployment Insurance. In The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy Edited by Daniel Beland, Christopher Howard, and Kimberly J. Morgan, (2014). 9780199838509

Sponsorship

W.E. Upjohn Institute

Subject Area

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Unemployment insurance

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