September 1, 2021 | Business Insider
The research keeps coming about how governors hurt their states when they cut off unemployment benefits early
From Business Insider:
Americans who've already lost unemployment benefits aren't going back to work in droves — instead they are spending less and may not be getting enough to eat.
A January paper from Julia Raifman, Jacob Bor, and Atheendar Venkataramani looked at the link between unemployment insurance and food insecurity. They concluded that UI "was associated with a 35% reduction in reporting any food insecurity and a 48% decline in eating less due to financial constraints."