Accession Number:

AD0698187

Title:

INCENTIVE EFFECTS OF SOME PURE AND MIXED TRANSFER SYSTEMS,

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Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Direct income transfers to the poor are considered by many a necessary, if insufficient, weapon in the war on poverty. The most widely discussed instrument for implementing such a transfer is the negative income tax. A promising competitor, which is just beginning to receive the attention it deserves, is the wage subsidy. Since most of the discussion on income maintenance has turned on the labor supply effects of various alternatives, the document considers it as an important feature. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE