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Brent Orrell and Matt Leger

Brent Orrell is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Matt Leger is a research analyst at the American Enterprise Institute.


Articles by Brent Orrell and Matt Leger

April 8, 2021 5:30 am

Reducing Unemployment Fraud Without Depriving Eligible Applicants

Learning from the failures and successes of the last year.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
March 11, 2021 5:30 am

The Urban Workforce Shakeup

Talent migration, COVID, and the end to winner-take-all urbanism.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
March 2, 2021 5:30 am

Fix the Workforce System to Aid the Jobs Recovery

Greater flexibility and freedom in the workforce system can improve the post-pandemic employment picture.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
February 16, 2021 5:30 am

The Unemployment System is Broken. Technology Alone Won’t Fix It.

Time for a top-to-bottom overhaul.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
December 16, 2020 5:30 am

The Coming Re-Employment Crisis

Congress and the Biden administration need a re-employment strategy that puts workers first.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
November 15, 2020 5:30 am

The Grim Pandemic Outlook for Fall and Winter

No one likes COVID lockdowns but for many states there may not be a choice.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
August 7, 2020 5:32 am

Avoiding Hooverville: Why We Need to Extend and Reform Pandemic Unemployment Insurance

Unfortunately, even with the trillions of dollars already pumped into the economy, great damage is being done.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
July 2, 2020 5:30 am

Calculating the Cost of the Pandemic Shutdowns

Not only did they save lives, they likely helped save the economy, too.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger