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One Way to Save Money, Reduce Fraud and Employ People Faster (NM)

New Mexico has a unique program that combines behavioral economics and predictive analytics.

During the height of the Great Recession, when 10 percent of workers were out of a job, unemployment insurance pumped $155 billion into the pockets of laid-off workers. 73 more words

Governing Magazine

Introduction to Finance Cappuccino

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to Finance Cappuccino!

This is my very first blog post and the first of many blog posts I am hoping to share with you. 716 more words

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Why Britain Needs an Optional Private Unemployment Insurance Scheme

by John Brian Shannon | January 1, 2017

Like all developed nations, Britain has a government-backed unemployment insurance scheme where workers pay fractional amounts of every pound sterling they earn to a national unemployment insurance fund during their working years. 1,206 more words


Basic Income Guarantee: It’s Coming!

Basic Income Guarantee: It’s Coming!

By Shlomo Maital  


     President-elect Trump promised many things in his election campaign. One of his promises was to restore the lost jobs of steelmakers in Pennsylvania and coal miners in West Virginia. 425 more words

Innovation Blog

New York State Grants Unemployment Benefits To Two Former Uber And Lyft Drivers

The decision to grant unemployment benefits to two former drivers for ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft is an interesting one, since it means that yet another government agency has concluded that “gig economy” workers were treated like employees and should be considered as such…at least for the purpose of getting some income while they aren’t driving. 173 more words

Government Policy