CBPP Statement: Statement by Chad Stone, Chief Economist, on the March Employment Report


Publication Date: April 2008

Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Chad Stone

Research Area: Labor

Keywords: Job displacement; Economic inequality; Income diversity; Economic projections

Type: Report


Congress should quickly enact temporary extended unemployment insurance benefits, both to support the slumping economy and to provide needed assistance to workers who have been looking for work for more than half a year and have exhausted their regular unemployment benefits.