Research Highlights

Training Contact Tracing Workers: The Need Right Now

April 17, 2020 · Research Highlight

Retraining Workers in the Post-COVID-19 Economy

April 17, 2020 · Research Highlight

Don’t assume workers' comp will cover COVID-19 illness

April 15, 2020 · Research Highlight

Congress CARES but Private Student Loan Debt Remains Blind Spot in the COVID-19 Relief Package

April 6, 2020 · Research Highlight
This proposal urges policymakers to consider the viability of providing relief to all student borrowers by treating federal and private student debt the same.

Housing policy crucial to stem coronavirus fallout

March 25, 2020 · Research Highlight
Five areas where policymakers should act quickly to address problems in the housing market

State unemployment insurance reserves won't be enough for a recession

March 23, 2020 · Research Highlight
An average recession would cause 18 states to exhaust their unemployment insurance reserves.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance would help gig, contract, self-employed workers affected by COVID-19

March 19, 2020 · Research Highlight
DUA is normally paid to workers who lose their jobs, but do not qualify for regular UI benefits