Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the US
AbstractThe system of means-tested transfers in the US has evolved in important ways over the last decade with significant expansions of Medicaid the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Supplemental Security Income program and with significant contraction in Aid to Families with Dependent Children now titled the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program To determine where we are in our understanding of each of these programs as well as the other major programs in the system of means-tested transfers a volume is under preparation by the National Bureau of Economic Research that surveys the current structure and historical evolution of each of these programs and that synthesizes the results of the research that has been conducted on their economic effects In addition to the AFDC-TANF Medicaid EITC and SSI programs reviews have been conducted for the Food Stamp program and for housing child care job training and child support programs This paper summarizes the results of those reviews and highlights the large number of important findings from existing research
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics in its series Economics Working Paper Archive with number 464.
Date of creation: Dec 2001
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- Robert Moffitt, 2002. "Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the U.S," NBER Chapters, in: Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 16, pages 1-36 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Robert Moffitt, 2002. "Economic Effects of Means-Tested Transfers in the U.S," NBER Working Papers 8730, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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