Welfare reform and the race to the bottom: Theory and evidence

January 2000
Southern Economic Journal;Jan2000, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p505
Academic Journal
Evaluated evidence in favor of a race to the bottom in the choice of welfare benefits in the United States. Theoretical effects of welfare migration; Empirical evidence on the occurrence of such migration; Empirical tests for strategic interaction; Undesirability of the demise of matching grants from a policy perspective.


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