Avoiding Conscription to the Inter-war 'Army' of the Unemployed: Short-Time Working in the Iron and Steel Industry
- The British Pass 1929. // Saturday Evening Post;8/14/1937, Vol. 210 Issue 7, p22
Compares the economic and business conditions of Great Britain and the U.S. as of August 1937. Number of unemployed; Average earnings of workers in steel mills in England; Status of the housing sector in both countries.
- WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM EMPIRICAL STUDIES OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE? Welch, Finis // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul77, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p451
The article discusses the effects of unemployment insurance (UI) on the duration of unemployment and on wages or earnings in subsequent employment. For an individual, UI reduces costs of unemployment and raises job search costs relative to costs of pure leisure during unemployment. For employees...
- Abstracts. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Mar1992, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p94
Presents an abstract of a commentary made by Michigan State University researcher Mark L. Ladenson regarding the paper `Do Higher Unemployment Benefits Cause Higher Unemployment?,' which was presented by Clarion University researcher M. Ahmed at the 32nd International Atlantic Economic...
- Losing a lifeline: The exhaustion of unemployment benefits. Carbone, Joseph M. // Westchester County Business Journal;12/6/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 49, p25
The article offers information on the crippling effect of the recession in the U.S. with regards to the exhaustion of unemployment insurance benefits along with the high-rate and long-term unemployment.
- Bread Without Circuses. La Follette, Suzanne // New Republic;9/9/31, Vol. 68 Issue 875, p90
Presents a general framework on the state of the insurance system in Great Britain with regards to the economic conditions in the country. Opinion on the insurance system of Great Britain by her citizens; Arguments on the statement that the worker' insurance in "contributory"; Analysis of...
- BRITAIN 1900. Briggs, Lord // History Today;Dec2000, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p31
Presents information on Great Britain in 1900. Main mode of public communication; Newspapers launched during the year; Opening of the Central London Railway; Social conditions in the country.
- The "Bevin Boys" Stewart, Margaret // New Republic;4/10/44, Vol. 110 Issue 15, p497
Focuses on the completion of training of the "Bevin boys," youths of Great Britain who have been drafted to work as miners. Efforts of Ernest Bevin, a member of the Labor Party in Great Britain, to mobilize the work force of Great Britain; Decision of the government to train the youth for mining...
- THE EFFECT OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ON THE DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND SUBSEQUENT EARNINGS. Classen, Kathleen P. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul77, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p438
The article examines the effects of the weekly employment insurance (UI) benefit payments on the duration of unemployment and on the monetary returns of the jobs accepted by UI recipients from Pennsylvania and Arizona in the late 1960s. It is discovered that an increase in benefits leads to an...
- The Unemployment Trap. HASSETT, KEVIN A. // National Review;2/24/2014, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p8
The article looks at unemployment rates and unemployment insurance, as of 2014. The author expresses the view that extended unemployment benefits result in a higher level of long-term unemployment by reducing job seekers' motivation. A graph is included showing the duration of unemployment...