Interstate competition and welfare policy

Rom, Mark Carl; Peterson, Paul E.
June 1998
Publius: The Journal of Federalism;Summer98, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p17
Academic Journal
Examines the state welfare policy choices during the latter years of Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) from 1976 to 1994 in the United States. Interstate competition; Average AFDC benefit guarantee; Temporal and spatial distribution of welfare benefits; Estimation of competitive effects on welfare policy; Specification and estimation of welfare policy.


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