By David S. Loughran
Among 2002 and 2004, the variety of veterans claiming Unemployment reimbursement for Ex-Servicemembers (UCX), which supplies source of revenue counsel to unemployed veterans as they look for paintings, elevated by way of approximately seventy five percentage. This record examines the explanations for this elevate and their implications for the UCX application.
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20 months prior to the last month of the quarter). The last month of eligibility, m 0, is the last month of the quarter. We deﬁne the eligible population in month m as veterans separated from the active components in that month and reservists having completed an activation of 90 or more days in that month. As deﬁned, this population is potentially eligible rather than necessarily actually eligible. Some veterans who meet the requirements just stated may be ineligible to receive UCX for other reasons that we cannot identify in our data.
After that period, the UCX wages would not be in base period and, therefore, would be irrelevant for computing unemployment beneﬁts. See Appendix A for more about the computation of UCX beneﬁts. 4 Active-component claim rates are highest among E3–E5s (17–25 percent). Junior oﬃcers (O1–O2) have higher claim rates than more senior oﬃcers, and oﬃcers overall have lower claim rates than enlisted members. 5 We observe the same pattern in claim rates by pay grade in the reserve components as we observe in the active components (see the previous footnote).
21 22 Explaining the Increase in UCX During the Global War on Terror stressful. Deployed soldiers are separated from family, friends, and a familiar environment and face a signiﬁcantly higher risk of injury and witnessing others be injured. Most deployed reservists are also separated from their civilian job, which can be stressful in its own right. These additional stresses could make reentering the civilian labor market more challenging and, hence, UCX more attractive. Long deployments might also cause some reservists to reevaluate their civilian careers and consider searching for a new job when they return home.
Explaining the Increase in Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers During the Global War on Terror (Technical Report) by David S. Loughran