Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment benefits, also called unemployment insurance, unemployment payment, unemployment compensation, or simply unemployment, are payments made by authorized bodies to unemployed people. In the United States, benefits are funded by a compulsory governmental insurance system, not taxes on individual citizens. Depending on the jurisdiction and the status of the person, those sums may be small, covering only basic needs, or may compensate the lost time proportionally to the previous earned salary. Unemployment benefits are generally given only to those registering as unemployed, and often on conditions ensuring that they seek work. In British English unemployment benefits are also colloquially referred …



Resolution Foundation · 4 December 2023 English

The final report of The Economy 2030 Inquiry The UK has great strengths, but is a decade and a half into a period of stagnation. The toxic combination of slow …

them next to no income protection, so new Unemployment Insurance should cover 65 per cent of previous wages

Urban Institute · 30 November 2023 English

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) provides federal money to States, Territories, and Tribes to subsidize the cost of child care for families with low incomes. Detailed policies vary …

income, the value of SNAP benefits, and unemployment insurance benefits. Table 12 captures the treatment States/Territories count the value of regular state unemployment insurance benefits. Additionally, Minnesota counts

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 29 November 2023 English

An in-depth look at international and national parental leave frameworks and policies across 12 countries.Maternity, paternity, and parental leave policies are essential to enabling women’s ongoing employment in the mining …

leave, women can access money from the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Women’s job security is maintained

rEUsilience: Risks, Resources and Inequalities: Increasing Resilience in European Families · 27 November 2023 English

Not all focus group discussions included a break: this was left up to the discretion of the moderator and depended on the time available, the flow of the discussion and …

Currently, those who have paid into an unemployment insurance fund for at least one year upon job loss typically because they have not paid into an unemployment insurance fund for a year or more. Exploring Resilience National Report for Sweden 10 Membership of an unemployment insurance fund is subject to payment of a monthly

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 22 November 2023 English

We use panel data from the Italian Survey of Household Income and Wealth from 1991 to 2016 to document empirically what components of the household budget constraint change in response …

desirability of social insurance policies (e.g., unemployment insurance, a redistributive tax code) depends crucially

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 22 November 2023 English

This paper studies how investing in venture capital (VC) affects the entrepreneurial outcomes of individual limited partners (LPs). Using comprehensive administrative data on entrepreneurial activities and VC fundraising and investments …

Sraer, D., and Thesmar, D. (2020). Can unemployment insurance spur en- trepreneurial activity? Evidence

SWP: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik · 20 November 2023

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Inhaltsverzeichnis > Senegal Financing unemployment insurance in high-informality economies: A survey https://www.brookings.edu/articles/financing-unemployment-insurance-in-high-informality- economies-a-surve https://www.brookings.edu/articles/financing-unemployment-insurance-in-high-informality-economies-a-survey https://www.brookings.edu/articles/financing-unemployment-insurance-in-high-informality-economies-a-survey

Brookings Institution · 17 November 2023 English

Unemployment insurance (UI) in low-income countries faces unique challenges, particularly in regions with high informality, weak enforcement of UI claims, and significant job search frictions. Despite

04/12/2023, 10:50 Financing unemployment insurance in high-informality economies: A survey analysis of https://www.brookings.edu/articles/financing-unemployment-insurance-in-high-informality-economies-a-survey analysis-of-senegal/ 1/13 Introduction Unemployment insurance �UI� in low-income countries faces unique market policies in low- income countries. Unemployment insurance is difficult to implement in low-income low-income countries Unemployment insurance serves as a major social safety net for workers in developed countries

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

South Africa's economic growth and development agenda and to present a harmonized approach for investing in priority areas for human capital formation. The policy note first presents an in-depth diagnostic …

informal workers who are not eligible for unemployment insurance bene�ts and had no other income sources pandemic, for example, by providing the Unemployment Insurance Fund – Temporary Employment Relief Scheme

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 16 November 2023 English

Korea faced challenges from inflation, growth slowdown, and financial stress in the wake of the pandemic. Growth started to slow in mid-2022 as global demand for electronics waned and domestic …

social safety nets, including expanding unemployment insurance to more non- regular workers and the self-employed

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