Lori G. Kletzer

Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Lori G. Kletzer is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.  Her current research interests include the domestic labor market consequences of increasing economic integration; the causes and costs of job displacement; differences in educational attainment, occupation, and earnings between black and white women; and the economics of higher education.

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Reforming Unemployment Insurance for the 21st Century Workforce

Papers • September 2006 • Lori G. Kletzer, Howard Rosen

The current system of unemployment insurance has not been updated since 1935 and is in need of reform to meet the needs of today’s workforce.  This paper outlines three broad reforms to update the unemployment insurance system.


Meeting the Challenge of the Global Economy: Trade, Economic Security, and Effective Government

Events • July 25, 2006 • Washington, DC

The Hamilton Project convened a forum surrounding the release of a new set of policy papers examining trade and government reform policy with a discussion of the challenges presented by a global economy.

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