Cutting off the “enhanced” payments results in people suddenly finding employment.

The number of unemployment-benefit recipients is falling at a faster rate in Missouri and 21 other states canceling enhanced and extended payments this month, suggesting that ending the aid could push more people to take jobs.

The full article is behind a paywall, but the headline really says it all.

The scary thing is that this result really was unexpected to a large number of supposedly very educated people.

Hat tip to From the Barrel of a Gun.


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