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    Unemployment Benefits and A One-Handed Economist

    Jul 8, 10 • 115 Views • Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Government, LaborNo Comments

    Called “a compromise of a compromise of a compromise,” the Senate failed to extend unemployment benefits to the 2 million individuals scheduled to lose them on July 12.   Thinking economically, it is tough to definitively assess the decision.