Job Market Talk: "Pay Frequency Matters: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance," Guangli Zhang

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Guangli Zhang, University of California, Santa Barbara


Guangli Zhang’s research focuses on Labor Economics and Behavioral Economics. His current research explores the role of benefit payment frequency in the context of Unemployment Insurance policy. He also has a strong interest in studying the puzzling behaviors that exist in the household finance literature: for example, credit card debt payment puzzle, co-holding puzzle. His research has been supported by grants from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In his free time, Guangli enjoys taking photos.

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Zhang will be presenting his Job Market Talk, "Pay Frequency Matters: Evidence from Unemployment Insurance." The paper presents new evidence on how unemployment insurance (UI) pay frequency affects the search duration and duration elasticity through the liquidity channel.

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