TITLE

Income transfer programs

AUTHOR(S)
Aaron, Henry J.
PUB. DATE
February 1969
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Feb69, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the two types of income transfer payment programs to the poor in the U.S. Reform of income supplements; Relation of tax rate to which recipients of income supplements are subjects to potential ability to work; Major argument for trying to reform public assistance.
ACCESSION #
5993259

 

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