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Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Income Working Families

The National Poverty Center (NPC) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

The SSRC collaborated with the National Poverty Center to co-host the Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Income Working Families Webinar in August 2013. During this Webinar, presenters discussed factors that influence low-income families’ access to unemployment insurance, including monetary eligibility, non-monetary eligibility, differential take-up, and state policies. 

Click here to view materials from the Webinar!

Presenters: 
Dr. H. Luke Shaefer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work
Alix Gould-Werth, Doctoral Candidate in Social Work and Sociology at the University of Michigan
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Doctoral Candidate in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University
Claire McKenna, Policy Analyst at the National Employment Law Project