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PB 14 Helping the Working Poor: Employer- vs. Employee-Based Subsidies

July 31, 1999
There has been renewed interest in subsidizing firms that employ disadvantaged workers as a means of addressing poverty and other social problems. In contrast, the prevailing practice is largely to provide social welfare benefits directly to individuals.

PB 7 American Longevity: Past, Present, and Future

September 30, 1996
How long we live, and how long members of our families and social groups live, is extraordinarily important to us. Unfortunately, the subject of longevity falls between the cracks of academe and has received far less attention than it warrants.

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