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Series # :
  OWSOP 2000-02
Title :
  Assisting Unemployment Insurance Claimants: The Long Term Impacts of the Job Search Assistance Demonstration
Release Date :
Abstract :
  The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991 authorized the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to conduct the Job Search Assistance (JSA) demonstration to test the feasibility of implementing job search assistance programs and measure their effectiveness in promoting rapid re-employment and reduced UI spells among Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants. The demonstration was designed to identify UI claimants, at an early point of contact with the UI system, who were likely to face lengthy UI spells and to provide them with assistance in finding a new job.

Publication Author(s)
  • Daniel H. Kelpinger
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
  • Lance Freeman
  • Robert B. Olsen
  • Paul T. Decker
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