Reemployment Bonuses in the Unemployment Insurance System: Evidence from Three Field Experiments

Title

Reemployment Bonuses in the Unemployment Insurance System: Evidence from Three Field Experiments

Year

2001

DOI

10.17848/9780880994217

Abstract

In this volume a select group of UI researchers describes the motivation for and the design, implementation, and impacts of UI bonus experiments administered in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Washington. They also describe the benefits and costs of the various experimental treatments for the government as a whole, the UI system in particular, claimants' earnings, and the overall net benefits to society.

Files

Download 1. Introduction and Background of the Reemployment Bonus Experiments / Walter A. Corson and Robert G. Spiegelman (142 KB)

Download 2. Design of Three Field Experiments / Walter A. Carson and Robert G. Spiegelman (206 KB)

Download 3. Participation in the Reemployment Bonus Experiments / Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Stephen A. Woodbury (143 KB)

Download 4. Bonus Impacts on Receipt of Unemployment Insurance / Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Stephen A. Woodbury (234 KB)

Download 5. Impacts on Employment and Earnings / Paul T. Decker, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Stephen A. Woodbury (144 KB)

Download 6. From Social Experiment to Program / Carl Davidson and Stephen A. Woodbury (223 KB)

Download 7. A Benefit-Cost Analysis of a Bonus Offer Program / Robert G. Speigelman (144 KB)

Download 8. Summary and Policy Implications / Philip K. Robins (151 KB)

ISBN

9780880992251 (pbk.) ; 9780880992268 (cloth) ; 9780880994217 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Unemployment insurance; Benefits and duration

Reemployment Bonuses in the Unemployment Insurance System: Evidence from Three Field Experiments

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Robins, Philip K., and Robert G. Spiegelman, eds. 2001. Reemployment Bonuses in the Unemployment Insurance System: Evidence from Three Field Experiments. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880994217