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Means-tested transfer programs in the United States

Author: Robert A Moffitt; National Bureau of Economic Research.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few United States government programs are as controversial as those designed to aid the poor. From tax credits to medical assistance, aid to needy families is surrounded by debate?on what benefits should be offered, what forms they should take, and how they should be administered. The past few decades, in fact, have seen this debate lead to broad transformations of aid programs themselves, with Aid to Families with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Means-tested transfer programs in the United States.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002043563
(OCoLC)51983335
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Moffitt; National Bureau of Economic Research.
ISBN: 9780226533575 0226533573 9780226533568 0226533565
OCLC Number: 239886893
Notes: Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research and held in Cambridge, Mass. on May 11-12, 2000.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 644 p.) : ill.
Contents: Medicaid / Jonathan Gruber --
Supplemental security income program / Mary C. Daly and Richard V. Burkhauser --
Earned income tax credit / V. Joseph Hotz and John Carl Scholz --
U.S. food and nutrition programs / Janet Currie --
Temporary assistance for needy families program / Robert A. Moffitt --
Housing programs for low-income households / Edgar O. Olsen --
Child care subsidy programs / David M. Blau --
Employment and training programs / Robert J. LaLonde --
Child support / Robert I. Lerman and Elaine Sorenson.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by Robert A. Moffitt.

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U.S. government programs to aid the poor have long been controversial, with much debate centering on how much assistance should be offered and what forms it should take. This volume provides an  Read more...

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