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Stateside Podcast: How to Bring Workers Back

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Everywhere you look, there are eateries, from fast food to fine dining, with help wanted signs in the windows. Some Michigan businesses hope that the end of federal pandemic unemployment benefits this week will push people back to work. But experts say it's not that simple.


Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy

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