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One Percent for the Kids: New Policies, Brighter Futures for America's Children

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

While virtually everyone talks about the importance of investing in the next generation, in the late 1990s federal spending on children represented only 2 percent of the nations gross domestic product. This volume argues forcefully that the life prospects of children at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder can be improved substantially by making appropriate investments now.

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Isabel Sawhill is vice president and director of the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., USA. She served as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Pressestimmen

"This book provides a discussion of some well thought-out proposals to achieve the objective of improving the outcomes for our children and will provide a welcome reference for anyone with an interest in issues of child well-being and social policy." --John J. Hisnanick, Review of Social Economy, 3/1/2006
EAN: 9780815777229
ISBN: 0815777221
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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