Has State Redistribution Policy Grown More Conservative?
AbstractExamines the causes of the decline in real AFDC benefits over the 1970's and 1980's and has focused on testing the hypothesis that states have allowed Food Stamps and Medicaid to substitute for AFDC in the total benefit package provided to female heads in the U.S.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by National Tax Association in its journal National Tax Journal.
Volume (Year): 43 (1990)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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- Robert Moffitt, 1988. "Has State Redistribution Policy Grown More Conservative?," NBER Working Papers 2516, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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- Orr, Larry L, 1976. "Income Transfers as a Public Good: An Application to AFDC," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 66(3), pages 359-71, June.
- Megdal, Sharon Bernstein, 1987. "The Flypaper Effect Revisited: An Econometric Explanation," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 69(2), pages 347-51, May.
- Hausman, Jerry A, 1985. "The Econometrics of Nonlinear Budget Sets," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 53(6), pages 1255-82, November.
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