Does Cutting Unemployment Benefits Help or Hurt the Job Market?

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the coming debt ceiling battle, if the routine nature of these raises will continue and how changing unemployment benefits in North Carolina impacted their unemployment rate.


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U.S. Republicans consider list of demands on debt limit
Senate Budget chair: No negotiations on debt limit
Case Study of Unemployment Insurance Reform in North Carolina
What happens when jobless benefits are cut? North Carolina may offer clues

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