Time to End the Race-to-the-Bottom on Unemployment Insurance

Robert D. Atkinson November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020

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Because the unemployment insurance system is structured as a state-federal partnership, most states compete for business by limiting unemployment insurance payments. And workers pay the price. Writing in American Compass, Rob D. Atkinson argues that Congress should fix this by better balancing the state vs. federal role in the unemployment insurance system.