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Does Extended Jobless Benefits Impede Employment ? (No)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 31, 2010 @ 9:28 am In Employment,Video | Comments Disabled

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Sources:

Barro’s OpEd:
The Folly of Subsidizing Unemployment [1]

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703959704575454431457720188.html

Barro’s argument shredded:
Robert Barro Needs to Check His Facts – Joe Weisenthal [2]

http://www.businessinsider.com/robert-barro-on-extending-jobless-benefits-2010-8

Does Anyone Believe That Unemployment Would Be Just 6.8% If Obama Hadn’t Extended Jobless Benefits? [3]
by Joe Weisenthal
Aug 30, 2010 01:35pm EDT


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URLs in this post:

[1] The Folly of Subsidizing Unemployment: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703959704575454431457720188.html

[2] Robert Barro Needs to Check His Facts – Joe Weisenthal: http://www.businessinsider.com/robert-barro-on-extending-jobless-benefits-2010-8

[3] Does Anyone Believe That Unemployment Would Be Just 6.8% If Obama Hadn’t Extended Jobless Benefits?: http://finance.yahoo.com/tech-ticker/does-anyone-believe-that-unemployment-would-be-just-6.8-if-obama-hadn%27t-extended-jobless-benefits-535378.html

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