Welfare Magnets: A New Case for a National Standard

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Oktober 1990



Paul Peterson and Mark Rom find strong evidence that states with higher welfare benefits act as magnets by attracting poor people who would not otherwise move there or stay there. The authors identify the forces that have shaped national welfare policy in the past and propose an innovative approach for a nationwide program.


Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, Massachusetts, USA, the director of PEPG, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, California, USA. He is author or editor of numerous books, including The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools , with William G. Howell (Brookings, 2004 and 2006). He is coeditor (with Martin West) of No Child Left Behind? The Practice and Politics of School Accountability (Brookings, 2003). Mark C. Rom is a social science analyst at the U.S. General Accounting Office.
EAN: 9780815770213
ISBN: 0815770219
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1990
Seitenanzahl: 178 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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