Expiration of unemployment benefits to curb spending

09/16/2010 | Reed/ACP Construction Data

An expected reduction in unemployment benefits could curb consumer spending later this year, when numerous recipients of jobless benefits reach the end of the 99-week program. But the program's expiration will also reduce the risk of hiring, and that may stimulate more job creation, writes economist Jim Haughey.

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