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Breaking the Labor Market: COVID-19 and the CARES Act

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The new unemployment benefit will have serious second-order effects.

The stimulus, known as the CARES Act, provides an additional $600 per week in unemployment benefits over and above state benefits. Before it passed, conservative politicians pointed out that a lot of newly unemployed might make more than they earned while…



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Brian E. Wish, PhD

I do a lot of things. Some of them I even do well. But what I really want to do is share ideas. Check or