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The Great Recession

David Neumark and Juan Francisco Jimeno

  1. Original article

    Recent extensions of U.S. unemployment benefits: search responses in alternative labor market states

    In response to the 2007–09 “Great Recession,” the maximum duration of U.S. unemployment benefits was increased from the normal level of 26 weeks to an unprecedented 99 weeks. I estimate the impact of these ext...

    Robert G Valletta

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:18

    Published on: 20 August 2014

    The Erratum to this article has been published in IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2015 4:8

  2. Original article

    Uncertainty, redistribution, and the labor market since 2007

    Uncertainty and its composition can affect the demand for social insurance, and thereby the labor market. This paper shows that small to medium-sized increases in uncertainty or risk aversion are enough to rec...

    Casey B Mulligan

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:8

    Published on: 22 April 2014

  3. Original article

    Labor market policies and European crises

    This paper studies theoretically and empirically why and how labor policies may reduce productivity and employment in order to stabilize labor incomes and redistribute resources. It proposes a specific stylize...

    Giuseppe Bertola

    IZA Journal of Labor Policy 2014 3:5

    Published on: 1 March 2014