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  • reduce unemployment
  • If the job market weakens further and the insurance funds continue to shrink, many states might be forced to reduce unemployment benefits or raise taxes to keep their insurance pools solvent, sources say. (shrm.org)
  • In addition to technology, maturing of the workforce, and growth of international trade reduce unemployment in the longer run. (nber.org)
  • 2017
  • EDT) Wednesday, August 16, 2017 USDL-17-1128 Technical information: (202) 691-6378 * cpsinfo@bls.gov * www.bls.gov/cps Media contact: (202) 691-5902 * PressOffice@bls.gov EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG YOUTH -- SUMMER 2017 From April to July 2017, the number of employed youth 16 to 24 years old increased by 1.9 million to 20.9 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. (bls.gov)
  • Unemployment Unemployment among youth rose by 458,000 from April to July 2017, compared with an increase of 611,000 for the same period in 2016. (bls.gov)
  • In July 2017, the unemployment rates for both young men (10.1 percent) and women (9.1 percent) were lower than the summer before. (bls.gov)
  • equilibrium
  • We investigate the design of an optimal Unemployment Insurance program using an equilibrium search and matching model calibrated using data from the reemployment bonus experiments and secondary sources. (repec.org)
  • decline
  • We find that skill differentials in unemployment follow at least in part the same pattern as skill differentials in wages: They widen initially but decline after a roughly 5-year lag, allowing time for training and learning to handle the new technologies. (nber.org)
  • Given the actual changes in these factors in the early 90's we are able to predict a little over a half of the decline in unemployment and about 70% of the reduction in inflation in the latter half of the last decade. (nber.org)
  • insurance benefits
  • The Optimal Payment of Unemployment Insurance Benefits over Time ," Journal of Political Economy , University of Chicago Press, vol. 87(6), pages 1347-1362, December. (repec.org)
  • benefits
  • Unemployment benefits are generally given only to those registering as unemployed, and often on conditions ensuring that they seek work and do not currently have a job, and are validated as being laid off and not fired for cause in most states. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unemployment benefits were introduced in Germany in 1927, and in most European countries in the period after the Second World War with the expansion of the welfare state . (wikipedia.org)
  • In Australia , social security benefits, including unemployment benefits, are funded through the taxation system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insurance funds for unemployment benefits had dropped in 32 states as of Sept. 30, 2008, compared to fund levels from a year earlier, government statistics show. (shrm.org)
  • countries
  • Unemployment across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro hit another record high, the latest in a series of ignominious landmarks for the ailing single currency zone. (sfgate.com)
  • time
  • Also at the start of 2009, Wisconsin will raise its unemployment tax for the first time in 20 years, with employers paying an average of $41 more per worker. (shrm.org)
  • In the aggregate time series relative unemployment is defined by educational unemployment differentials. (nber.org)
  • We also observe in time series that the pace of technology has unclear effects on aggregate unemployment in the short run, but appears to reduce it in the longer run. (nber.org)
  • raise taxes
  • At least 11 states are now considering proposals to raise their unemployment tax, and several states have laws in place that will raise taxes automatically when the insurance funds drop below a certain level. (shrm.org)
  • data
  • We estimate dynamic panel data models of unemployment incidence for men using the British Household Panel Survey. (repec.org)
  • The civilian labor force and unemployment data are modeled based largely on a survey of households. (bls.gov)
  • institutions
  • The Role of Shocks and Institutions in the Rise of European Unemployment: The Aggregate Evidence ," Economic Journal , Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(462), pages 1-33, March. (repec.org)
  • jobs
  • In the past month, Washington D.C. has experienced both an increase in number of jobs as well as an increase in unemployment, according to the Washington Post . (newgeography.com)