Public Policy, Economic Inequality, and Poverty: The United States in Comparative Perspective

@article{Smeeding2005PublicPE,
  title={Public Policy, Economic Inequality, and Poverty: The United States in Comparative Perspective},
  author={Timothy Smeeding},
  journal={Social Science Quarterly},
  year={2005},
  volume={86},
  pages={955-983}
}
  • T. Smeeding
  • Published 11 November 2005
  • Economics
  • Social Science Quarterly
This article compares recent levels and trends in economic inequality in industrialized nations, largely those belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. We also examine the effects of government policies and social spending efforts on inequality. Copyright (c) 2005 by the Southwestern Social Science Association. 
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