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ICYMI: What North Carolina’s Unemployment Cliff Means

So the unemployment cliff is here, the day when the legislation to overhaul the state’s unemployment insurance system takes effect. In a series of blog posts last week, we highlighted what it will mean.  In case you missed it, here is a summary:

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  1. Kenneth Glick

    July 2, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    Any first-year economics student will tell you that the last money people have to spend, the lower the economic activity for a given area (in this case, North Carolina). Forget the coldhearted crudeness of North Carolina’s right-wing approach to unemployment insurance, it’s also shortsighted and self-defeating.

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