Finding the Better Fit: Receiving Unemployment Insurance Increases Likelihood of Re-employment with Health Insurance
Publication Date: April 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Job matching; Unionization; Educational attainment
Coverage: United States
This joint CEPR/Economic Policy Institute issue brief is the first to examine whether workers who receive unemployment insurance (UI) increase their likelihood of employer-sponsored health insurance in their new job. The findings prove that in general, receiving UI benefits increases the likelihood of being hired into a job that provides employer-sponsored health insurance.