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Is the U.S. a Good Model for Reducing Social Exclusion in Europe?

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  • John Schmitt
  • Ben Zipperer

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This paper finds that the United States fares worse than Europe on a range of social and economic indicators, including most measures of poverty, health, education and crime.

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Paper provided by Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in its series CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs with number 2006-17.

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Date of creation: Jul 2006
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Publication status: Published in International Journal of Health Services, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2007, pp. 15-45.
Handle: RePEc:epo:papers:2006-17

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  1. John Schmitt & Dean Baker, 2006. "Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2006-03, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
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Cited by:
  1. George Irvin, 2007. "Inequality and the Anglo-American Economic Model," ICER Working Papers 26-2007, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  2. James K. Galbraith, 2006. "Maastricht 2042 and the Fate of Europe: Toward Convergence and Full Employment," Economics Public Policy Brief Archive ppb_87, Levy Economics Institute.
  3. Beatriz Armendariz, 2009. "Microfinance for Self-Employment Activities in the European Urban Areas: Contrasting Crédal in Belgium and Adie in France," Working Papers CEB 09-041.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  4. John Schmitt & Dean Baker, 2006. "Old Europe Goes to Work: Rising Employment Rates in the European Union," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2006-23, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).

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