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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

“Cash for Poverty” Program Ends

“An unusual and much-heralded program that gave poor families cash to encourage good behavior and self-sufficiency has so far had only modest effects on their lives and economic situation, according to an analysis the Bloomberg administration released on Tuesday.” (New York Times, Wednesday)

Perhaps cash was the wrong incentive?

FEE Timely Classic:
Winners and Losers in the Transfer Game” by Christopher Westley