Expediting the Return to Work: Approaches in the Unemployment Compensation Program

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This report examines trends in the duration of unemployment benefits and then reviews a wide range of approaches for speeding the return to work. The report emphasizes measures that have recently been considered by lawmakers or have been tried on an experimental basis, particularly if evaluations of their impacts on duration of Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefit receipt are available.

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Whittaker, Julie M. & Smith, Ralph E. April 18, 2013.

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This report examines trends in the duration of unemployment benefits and then reviews a wide range of approaches for speeding the return to work. The report emphasizes measures that have recently been considered by lawmakers or have been tried on an experimental basis, particularly if evaluations of their impacts on duration of Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefit receipt are available.

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Whittaker, Julie M. & Smith, Ralph E. Expediting the Return to Work: Approaches in the Unemployment Compensation Program, report, April 18, 2013; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462478/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.