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People didn’t rush back to work when their unemployment benefits were cut early, a new study finds, despite what some GOP governors predicted

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People did not immediately return to work in some states that cut federal unemployment insurance (UI) early, a new analysis found.

In the 12 states that cut the benefit on either June 12 or 19, employment was largely flat in the weeks after, Arindrajit Dube, an economics professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst, found during an analysis of US Census Bureau data.

“Certainly there was no immediate boost to employment during the 2-3 weeks following the expiration of the pandemic UI benefits,” Dube said. 

Twenty-six states, mostly led by Republican governors, have said they will details ⇒

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