Unemployment Insurance in the United States: The First Half Century

Title

Unemployment Insurance in the United States: The First Half Century

Year

1993

DOI

10.17848/9780585183442

Abstract

Blaustein offers the definitive summary of the U.S. unemployment insurance system. This is the first of a two-volume update of Haber and Murray's Unemployment Insurance in the American Economy.

Files

Download 1. The Changing Unemployment Problem and Its Implications for Unemployment Insurance (2.4 MB)

Contents

  1. The Changing Unemployment Problem and Its Implications for Unemployment Insurance
  2. The Broad Objectives of Unemployment Insurance
  3. The Insurance Character of Unemployment Insurance
  4. Foreign Experience with Unemployment Insurance
  5. American Forerunners and Early Attempts at Legislation
  6. The Social Security Act of 1935 - Beginnings -Growth
  7. The System Under Financial Strain
  8. State Laws Evolve

Note

Updated ed. of: Unemployment insurance in the American economy / William Haber and Merrill G. Murray. 1966

ISBN

9780880991360 (cloth) ; 9780880991353 (pbk.) ; 9780585183442 (ebook)

Subject Areas

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

Unemployment Insurance in the United States: The First Half Century

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Citation

Blaustein, Saul J. 1993. Unemployment Insurance in the United States: The First Half Century. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585183442