On the latest episode of AEI’s Banter podcast, AEI economist Michael Strain argues the federal government should continue to extend unemployment benefits beyond the normal 26 weeks. Michael argues that there are some real economic benefits, in additional to moral ones, to continue these benefits for the long term unemployed. Surprised an AEI economist would be making this argument? Listen to learn more about the conservative argument for raising unemployment benefits. Enjoy!
Strain: Why unemployment benefits should be extended