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AN OVERVIEW 3 lessons from the experiments as viewed from the perspectives of a sociologist , a political scientist

@inproceedings{Munnell2008ANO3,
  title={AN OVERVIEW 3 lessons from the experiments as viewed from the perspectives of a sociologist , a political scientist},
  author={A. Munnell},
  year={2008}
}
  • A. Munnell
  • Published 2008
  • The United States public welfare system has been a source of discontent for many years. The system has been characterized as one that discourages work, undermines the family, and perpetuates dependence. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, many experts believed that the negative income tax represented a simple and desirable alternative to the existing programs. The complex set of cash and in-kind benefits paid to certain categories of the poor would be replaced with a single guaranteed income… CONTINUE READING