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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The Regional Economist
Who is concealing earnings and still collecting unemployment benefits?
David L. Fuller
B. Ravikumar
Yuzhe Zhang
Abstract

Concealed earnings represent the largest source of fraud in the U.S. unemployment insurance system. Individuals with relatively low earnings constitute a larger fraction of those committing such fraud. High-earnings individuals, however, account for larger dollar amounts of this fraud.


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David L. Fuller & B. Ravikumar & Yuzhe Zhang, "Who is concealing earnings and still collecting unemployment benefits?" , Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, The Regional Economist, issue Apr, 2013.
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Keywords: Unemployment insurance ; Fraud
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