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Indexing Unemployment Insurance to Economic Conditions

Tying the duration of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits to a state’s unemployment rate is a proven reform to replenish the UI trust fund, stabilize it for future economic downturns, cut business taxes, and move people back into the workforce more quickly when jobs are plentiful.

Our Unemployment Experts
Brian Sikma
Brian Sikma

Senior Fellow

Haley Holik
Haley Holik

Senior Fellow

Hayden Dublois
Hayden Dublois

Data and Analytics Director

Jonathan Bain
Jonathan Bain

Senior Research Fellow

Jonathan Ingram
Jonathan Ingram

Vice President of Policy and Research

Scott Centorino
Scott Centorino

Senior Fellow

Trevor Carlsen
Trevor Carlsen

Senior Research Fellow

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