Competition in Welfare

Reynolds, Alan
December 1976
National Review;12/10/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 47, p1347
The article recommends the establishment of a competitive welfare system in the U.S. This system must be economically viable--providing the most benefits at the least cost. To establish this system, consumers as taxpayers must be given the widest possible choice. They should be given a tighter control over their misused welfare contribution. Approximating this system is a tax credit scheme that offers advantages over existing deductions for vaguely defined charitable contributions. This scheme would promote more contributions by those with modest income.


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