Explaining the Increase in Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers During the Global War on Terror

Explaining the Increase in Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers During the Global War on Terror

by David S. Loughran, Jacob Alex Klerman

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Overview

Explaining the Increase in Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers During the Global War on Terror by David S. Loughran, Jacob Alex Klerman

Between 2002 and 2004, the number of veterans claiming Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers (UCX), which provides income assistance to unemployed veterans as they search for work, increased by about 75 percent. This report examines the reasons for this increase and their implications for the UCX program.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780833045140
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Publication date: 12/16/2008
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 8.58(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

David S. Loughran (Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD) ia an associate economist at RAND.

Jacob A. Klerman (Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, expected 2003) is Director, RAND Center for the Study of Social Welfare Policy and Professor of Economics, RAND Graduate School of Policy Studies.

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