Managing Homeless Shelters
AbstractThis is a formal analysis of how homeless shelters should operate: in particular, what quality of accommodations they should provide and how they should help their residents in securing conventional housing. I also examine timing. The results extend to cover optimal police response to street homelessness as well. I draw heavily on the unemployment insurance literature.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Columbia University, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 0809-15.
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