Thanks to Jason Bernard, the Economics Department and the IBS community now have access to The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. This dictionary provides an overview of an array of  topics  from top experts in Economics.  Most entries offer links to additional articles, making this an excellent place to begin research. It is updated quarterly. […]

How does the generosity of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits impact unemployment durations? This is a long-standing question in labor economics. UI benefits provide unemployed workers resources to search for a new job, but making UI benefits too generous increases the value of leisure and may induce workers to prolong unemployment. Therefore, measuring the precise magnitude […]

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