Citations with the tag: PUBLIC welfare -- Economic aspects
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- Punish the poor.
Means, Marianne // Indianapolis Business Journal; 2/28/94, Vol. 14 Issue 49, Forefront. p12C
Criticizes Clinton administration's proposal to tax food stamps, welfare benefits and housing assistance. Financing the national welfare reform program; Arguments against the scheme.
- Social welfare and the economy highlights.
Means, Marianne // Social Security Bulletin; 1994 Supplement Statistics, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p139
Examines the proportion of social welfare expenditures under public programs to total gross domestic product for fiscal year 1991. Comparison to 1990 ratio; Similar comparison for private social welfare expenditure, poverty income threshold, age-grouped poverty rates.
Means, Marianne // Scholastic Update; 1/12/96, Vol. 128 Issue 8, p8
Presents an argument on the proposal of the Republicans and Democrats to reduce welfare costs. Regard for the Aid to Families With Dependent Children program as a mistake; President Bill Clinton's support for a welfare revamp; Statistics on the incomes of rich and poor families. INSET: The...
- The Supreme Court ruled.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Nordahl, Peter E. // Christian Science Monitor; 3/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 81, p2
Reports on the Supreme Court ruling on reduction of welfare costs by the states based on the yardstick of children being treated as a single entry in a family. Benefits.
- A modest proposal.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Nordahl, Peter E. // Ardell Wellness Report; Summer96, Issue 43, p3
Proposes a process to decide which social programs will be enacted to benefits which taxpayers, and which group of taxpayers will get to underwrite the costs of said benefits. Overview on how the proposal was born out; Establishment of ceiling of 250 million dollars as a maximum level of...
- 7 Summary: Institutional Changes.
MacLachlan, Suzanne; Nordahl, Peter E. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health; 2003 Supplement 60, Vol. 31, p72
Presents a summary of institutional changes during the welfare developments in Sweden in the 1990s. Changes in income maintenance systems and in welfare systems; Impact of economic downturn on welfare utility; Inflationary pressure on educational and health sectors; Financial constraints faced...
- US companies recognize family care as investment.
Gardner, Marilyn // Christian Science Monitor; 9/14/95, Vol. 87 Issue 203, p12
No abstract available.
- Welfare rolls fall far, but snags loom.
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 9/18/97, Vol. 89 Issue 206, p1
Discusses welfare reform in the wake of the upcoming deadline in October of 1997 which will cut off federal aid to states that have not been able to move 75 percent of the two-parent welfare families into some form of work. Percentage of welfare families in the United States represented by...
- Congress wastes billions, cuts social benefits.
Drinan, Robert F. // National Catholic Reporter; 12/1/95, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p17
Focuses on the implications of the United States Congress' budget cuts on social benefits. Schemes which affect corporate welfare programs that are excluded from budget cuts; Congress' consideration of cuts in loans for education, nutritional programs and health reform.
- THE EFFECTS OF THE MACROECONOMY AND WELFARE REFORM ON FOOD STAMP CASELOADS.
Figlio, David N.; Gundersen, Craig; Ziliak, James P. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Aug2000, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p635
Presents information on a study which quantified the relative impacts of the macroeconomy and welfare reform on food stamp caseloads in the United States. Data and econometric specification; Results and discussion.
- Welfare pays better, so why work?
Tanner, Michael; Moore, Stephen; Hartman, David // USA Today Magazine; Mar97, Vol. 125 Issue 2622, p22
Opinion. Argues that cutting welfare benefits will encourage able-bodied recipients to seek employment. The amount of benefits received by those on public assistance; Specific benefits; The claim that welfare pays better than a minimum-wage job.
- WELFARE REFORM AND NEW YORK CITY'S LOW-INCOME POPULATION.
Chernick, Howard; Reimers, Cordelia // Economic Policy Review (19320426); Sep2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p83
Presents a study on the effects of welfare reform on the economic well-being of low-income families in New York City. Developments of public welfare laws and administrative policies in New York City; Accuracy of the data used in the study; Summary and conclusion.
- Government welfare cuts are hitting children, says BMA.
Wise, Jacqui // BMJ: British Medical Journal; 5/18/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7908, p1
The article reports that as per report published by British Medical Association (BMA), the British government's cuts to welfare benefits and social care will hit the children most as well as widen social inequality among them.
- Congress acts on defense spending, welfare reform.
Wise, Jacqui // Human Events; 9/22/95, Vol. 51 Issue 36, p22
Reports that the United States House of Representatives and Senate have voted on the Fiscal 1996 House and Senate defense appropriations bills and a welfare reform bill.
- Social Development and Economic Growth.
Shatalin, S. // Problems of Economics; May87, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p27
Examines the influence of processes associated with welfare of people and improvement of income distribution on economic growth in a socialist society. Causes of the negative trend of economic growth; Factors influencing the aggregate effectiveness of utilization of production resources;...
- Personal budgets lack political backing.
Shatalin, S. // Community Care; 6/25/2009, Issue 1776, p9
The article reports that leading politicians from Wales's ruling parties have indicated their opposition to rolling out personal budgets to adult social care users, contrary to the direction of policy being taken in England. Although direct payments have been available across England since 1997,...
- Gov. Tommy Thompson shows way on welfare.
Shatalin, S. // Human Events; 4/7/95, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p6
Focuses on Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson's suggestions on welfare reforms. Statistics of the amount spend on welfare programs; Report on his talk with Human Events weekly.
- Raid NHS budget and well-off older people to boost social care funds, Nuffield Trust says.
Torjesen, Ingrid // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 6/2/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7859, p3
The article reports that a report from the Nuffield Trust has recommended that the government should reallocate some National Health Service (NHS) funding to pay for the social care of elderly people in England. It also suggests removing welfare benefits from well-off older people and increasing...
- Cash transfer schemes and the health sector: making the case for greater involvement.
Forde, Ian; Rasanathan, Kumanan; Krech, R�diger // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Jul2012, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p551
In this article the authors discuss the role of cash transfer schemes in the global health sector. They are supportive of having the health sector become more involved in using cash transfer schemes and of having the sector advocate for their inclusion in the national and local social policy...
- Social care reform proposals backed by service users.
Blakemore, Sophie // Learning Disability Practice; Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p4
The article informs that a report published by national disability charity United Response has revealed that people with learning disabilities and their families support government proposals to reform social care in Great Britain but are concerned about potential cut to their funds.
- Why public wants welfare reform.
Ingwerson, Marshall // Christian Science Monitor; 1/30/95, Vol. 87 Issue 44, p2
Discusses the issue of welfare reform in the United States. Cost-benefit analysis of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program; Welfare policy preferences of politicians.
- Welfare `cuts'?
Payne, James L. // American Enterprise; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p38
Discusses issues on welfare reductions in the United States. Historical background on the allegations of welfare cuts; Reason why the expansion of welfare programs seem inexorable and how it has occurred even against public wishes; How can welfare spending be brought under control.
- 8 Administration Report: Structural Preconditions and Political Decisions.
Payne, James L. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health; 2003 Supplement 60, Vol. 31, p74
Focuses on economic and demographic conditions of Swedish population that prevailed during the 1990s in the background of various political decisions undertaken to zero in welfare of people in Sweden. Impact of social policy on the structural population of the country; Changes in the economic...
- Ready to work: LHA resident entrepreneurs.
Henry, J. Marilyn // Journal of Housing & Community Development; Sep/Oct98, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p40
Features Shirley Hammond and Lester Coleman, housing residents that promote welfare reform program of the government. Location of the housing residence of Hammond and Coleman; Award given to them by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for their contribution to the...
- Foes join to fight welfare cuts.
Jones, Arthur // National Catholic Reporter; 2/10/95, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p5
Reports that antiabortion activists and pro-choice advocates are joining to fight welfare cuts. Provisions of the Personal Responsibility Act; Organizations opposing welfare cuts.
- A matter of perception?
Glasby, Jon // Community Care; 5/28/2009, Issue 1772, p28
In this article, the author takes a look at the rapid spread of personal budgets in the social care sector which has generated a strong response. A survey of 500 social workers by "The Guardian," suggests that 70% feel that Putting People First will benefit more. In contrast, a survey by...
- Comptroller simplifies a CRA standard.
de Senerpont Domis, Olaf // American Banker; 9/18/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 179, p2
Reports that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is making easier for banks to get Community Reinvestment Act credit for investments in public welfare projects.
- Welfare Reform: Phase 2.
de Senerpont Domis, Olaf // Christian Science Monitor; 1/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 39, p10
Editorial. Comments on welfare reform in the United States. Success of the federal mandate to put welfare recipients to work; Mention of New York and Wisconsin; Workfare and the hard-to-place recipients; Suggestion that caseworkers might have to become more involved in client cases to solve...
- Economists Tout Value of Reducing Dropouts.
Hoff, David J. // Education Week; 2/14/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p5
The article presents results of a report on the economic effects of U.S. high-school drop-outs. The report states that the cost of wide-scale adoption of effective pre-kindergarten through grade twelve drop-out interventions would be regained doubly through increased tax revenues and decreased...
- Safer crossing ahead.
Williams, Corin // Community Care; 6/25/2009, Issue 1776, p18
The article reports that personalization of social care offers disabled young people more independence, but it could also create more anxiety and confusion. Individual budgets could transform young disabled people's transition to adults' services, only if they are implemented with proper...
- A generalization of Condorcet�s Jury Theorem to weighted voting games with many small voters.
Lindner, Ines // Economic Theory; Jun2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p607
We extend Condorcet�s Jury Theorem (Essai sur l�application de l�analyse � la probabilit� des d�cisions rendues � la pluralit� des voix. De l�imprimerie royale, 1785) to weighted voting games with voters of two kinds: a fixed (possibly empty) set of �major� voters with...
- Commission on Funding of Care and Support: the Dilnot report.
Thomas, Sue // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing; Aug2011, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p610
The article discusses the Commission on Funding of Care and Support, which was launched on July 20, 2010, and is chaired by Andrew Dilnot, Lord Norman Warner and Dame Jo Williams. It explores the proposals made by the previous government for a National Care Service in England. It is mentioned...
- Consortium calls on Atos to treat benefit claimants fairly.
Thomas, Sue // Learning Disability Practice; Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p5
No abstract available.
- The food stamp mystery.
Allen, Jodie T. // U.S. News & World Report; 06/14/99, Vol. 126 Issue 23, p21
Examines the use of money from the United States' food stamp program to fund US involvement in the conflict in Kosovo. Why the funds from the food stamp program have not been spent; Progress made in welfare reform; Debate over whether the funds should be diverted; Decline in state spending of...
- CARE FOR OUR OWN FIRST.
Allen, Jodie T. // America; 8/10/1940, Vol. 63 Issue 18, p490
The author reflects on the U.S. foreign policy in 1940. He argues that the best foreign policy was a good domestic policy. He believes that regulating domestic affairs, watching the public credit very carefully, and keeping taxes within bounds, Americans could ensure greater security from...
- CIA: The World Factbook: Slovakia.
Allen, Jodie T. // CIA World Fact Book; 2011, p588
The article offers information on Slovakia, located in Central Europe. It mentions how the country's separation with Czech Republic in 1993 results on having reforms on the economy in terms of healthcare pensions and social welfare. It also discusses the parliamentary democracy type of...
- AUSTRALIA LEADING ON MINIMUM WAGES.
BLAKE, NICK // Australian Nursing Journal; Jun2012, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p19
The article reports on a 2012 decision which the Australian Council of Trade Unions made to show its support for an increase in the country's national minimum wage. In the article the author offers his opinions on Australia's minimum wage and on economic difficulties and budget cuts which are...
- THE END OF SOCIALISM BUT NOT OF SOCIAL WELFARE.
Meltzer, Allan H. // Policy; Spring2012, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p23
An essay concerning social welfare in presented. It mentions that social democratic welfare distribution has dominated the policies established by European Union and the U.S. for recovery that lead to its unsuccessful event. It state that European Central Bank (ECB) is asking Germany to...
- Older people in the UK: under attack from all directions.
Mckee, Martin; Stuckler, David // Age & Ageing; Jan2013, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p11
Britain's aged population has, so far, been spared the worst of the government's austerity policies, which have impacted most on young people and those of working age. However, this has not gone unnoticed by a number of political pundits who are sowing inter-generational divisions, marshalling...
- Too much for military.
Mckee, Martin; Stuckler, David // National Catholic Reporter; 9/22/95, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p24
Editorial. Comments on the size of the budget allocated for defense. Budget cuts on public welfare; Preparation of nation for wars.
- Longer life, higher welfare?
Grimm, Michael; Harttgen, Kenneth // Oxford Economic Papers; Apr2008, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p193
Whereas life expectancy continues to increase in most industrialized countries, many developing and transition countries are today confronted with decreases in life expectancy. Usual measures employed to compare welfare over time and space fail to deal with such demographic change and may lead...
- Cooperation, stability and social welfare under majority rule.
Pongou, Roland; Diffo Lambo, Lawrence; Tchantcho, Bertrand // Economic Theory; Jun2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p555
We resolve collective irrationality in the stability set, a solution concept for voting games proposed by Rubinstein (J Econ Theory 23:150�159, 1980) to resolve the well-known paradox of voting in the core. A lack of cooperation within winning coalitions prevents their members from eliminating...
- ELASTICITY OF DEMAND AND SOCIAL WELFARE.
Staehle, Hans // Quarterly Journal of Economics; Feb40, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p217
The article focuses on the elasticity of demand and social welfare. It relates to the effect of price reductions upon economic welfare. It concludes the it is preferable to subsidize the consumption of goods as long as the reduction is not discriminating according to beneficiaries income....
- Fairness: in the eye of the beholder.
Gray, Selena; Leung, Gabriel M. // Journal of Public Health; Dec2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p459
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the reduction of smoking in deprived groups, and another on the systematic contact tracing for tuberculosis in China.
- Building foundations for the future.
Graham, Alastair // Learning Disability Today; Oct/Nov2012, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p31
The article reports on the impact that authority housing shortages in Great Britain is having on the ability of people with learning disabilities to find housing. A profile of Golden Lane Housing (GLH), a national British housing charity and the housing arm of the British learning disability...
- Benefits on the brain.
Wilby, Peter // New Statesman; 2/4/2008, Vol. 137 Issue 4882, p16
In this article the author discusses the public welfare system in Great Britain under the Labour party administration of prime minister Gordon Brown. A number of issues are examined including the impact of reduced payments on child poverty, welfare reform and the performance of James Purnell,...
- ENERGY CRISIS IN COMMUNIST ROMANIA.
Părean, Mihai-Olimpiu // Annals of the University of Oradea, Economic Science Series; 2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p271
If during the interwar period Romania has managed to move from an agrarian economy to an industrial-agrarian one, after the 2nd world war in Romania, as in other communist countries, has monitored the further development of the industry. It wanted to be a true industrial revolution.Over time one...
- Growth, inequality, and welfare: comparisons across space and time.
Gruen, Carola; Klasen, Stephan // Oxford Economic Papers; Apr2008, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p212
We propose and apply several welfare measures that combine average income with a measure of inequality to undertake cross-country comparisons of aggregate welfare for the 1970 to 2000 period. Our welfare measures, which are based on theoretical and empirical findings on the role of inequality in...
- The Limits of Work-Based Social Support in the United States.
Boushey, Heather; Tilly, Chris // Challenge (05775132); Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p81
The authors provide an excellent overview of the nation's social safety net. They find in particular that it neglects the working poor. What follows is a comprehensive look at what social programs the United States has and what it needs for a changing society as a new president takes office.
- Why "Business's Nastier Friends" Should Not Be Libertarians.
Hailwood, Simon A. // Journal of Business Ethics; Mar2000 Part 1, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p77
In this paper I address the issue of how far libertarianism can serve as the theoretical framework for a political morality excluding serious obligations to the needy. This issue has been raised recently by Gillian Brock who argues that even those adopting a thoroughgoing libertarianism, such as...