An Analysis of Pooled Evidence from the Pennsylvania and Washington Reemployment Bonus Demonstrations
Decker, Paul T.
Mathematica Policy Research
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
This publication completes a major research effort conducted over the past eight years to determine the effectiveness of providing incentives to unemployed workers to speed their return to work. This effort represent a portion of a larger research program conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor to determine effective methods of providing reemployment assistance and/or incentives to unemployed workers. A series of demonstration projects were launched to increase employment, improve wages and reduce periods of unemployment