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Lessons from the income maintenance experiments: an overview

New England Economic Review , Issue May , Pages 32-45

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Do temporary jobs help low-skilled workers? : surprising data from Detroit

Because Detroit randomly assigns its welfare-to-work clients to different contractors ? some favoring temporary jobs, some not ? the researchers were able to uncover surprising data on whether temping helps the disadvantaged build careers.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 6-8

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Welfare reform four years later: progress and prospects - opening remarks

Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 1-2

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An economist's view of the income maintenance experiments

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Pages 218-226

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Public health and the public agenda

This paper was presented as the distinguished address at the conference "Unequal incomes, unequal outcomes? Economic inequality and measures of well-being." The conference was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on May 7, 1999. The author examines health issues, observing that infant mortality rates for African-Americans are twice as high as they are for white Americans; Chinese-Americans are four to five times more likely to suffer from liver cancer than other Americans; and Latinos and Native Americans develop diabetes at a rate twice and three times the U.S. average, ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 5 , Issue Sep , Pages 43-47

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Infrastructure and social welfare in metropolitan America

Public infrastructure investment may indirectly affect firm productivity and household welfare through its impact on the location of economic activity. Existing infrastructure policies encourage firms and households to move from dense urban environments to the surrounding suburbs. Nevertheless, several recent studies have suggested that the concentration of producers and consumers within cities results in "agglomeration economies" that are socially beneficial. In light of these findings, the author recommends the creation of infrastructure investment authorities that would have the power ...
Economic Policy Review , Issue Dec , Pages 1-16

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Using financial incentives to encourage welfare recipients to become economically self-sufficient

Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 105-123

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Lessons from the income maintenance experiments: an overview

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Pages 1-21

Conference Paper
Social experimentation in the face of formidable fables

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Pages 167-193

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Welfare reform four years later: progress and prospects - summary of observations and recommendations

Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 3-5

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