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Rethinking Income Guarantees: Proposal for a Tiered Income Maintenance Program in the United States
Accordingly, this paper pursues the defense of a tiered income maintenance scheme in earnest and proceeds as follows. First, it outlines Philippe Van Parijs's iteration of a basic income and steps through the economic and ...
Chinese Economic Reform and the Growth of Inequality
This paper examines the effects of Chinese economic reforms on poverty: first, by considering the net reduction of poverty as measure by the $1/day measure; second, by analyzing the trend toward income disparity. Income ...
No Child Left Behind and the Achievement Gap: Disadvantaged Students Are No Better Off Than Before. Now What?
It is clear that students are entering school with gaps, but from factors that are somewhat malleable. There is a potential for recovery from coming in with gaps, particularly related to health and nutrition. Tanner et al ...