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Animation: How Unemployment Insurance Helps Families and the Economy
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Animation: How Unemployment Insurance Helps Families and the Economy

A video explains how unemployment insurance helps those who've lost their jobs while boosting demand in the economy.

Update, December 12, 2011: The debate over maintaining unemployment benefits is not new. Last year, CAP produced this animation explaining how unemployment insurance benefits help economic recovery and individuals and their families.

An explanation of how unemployment insurance benefits help economic recovery and individuals and their families.

(transcript, mp4, YouTube)

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Authors

Heather Boushey

Senior Fellow

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