How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

Posted by on May 21, 2020 5:28 pm
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Launched during the Great Depression, the unemployment insurance system has seen unprecedented strain during the coronavirus crisis.

Indivar Dutta-Gupta, a co-executive director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, explains the U.S. unemployment insurance system’s origins and role today.

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