The EITC is an effective weapon in America’s anti-poverty arsenal, but it is crucual to understand what it does and does not achieve.
Florida recently enacted a law requiring that applicants for welfare take and pass a drug test to qualify for benefits. Should government make such a demand?
How to help the poor is a question central to American life, rooted deeply in our nation’s Judeo-Christian heritage.
Everyone is waiting for the mysterious engine of the private economy to reignite. Why can’t government make that happen?
Requiring poor men to work is as vital as welfare reform in ameliorating family poverty.
How can the nation achieve “welfare reform for men”?
Economics has traditionally ignored psychology, but Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein take a step toward greater realism about it.