A Patchwork Safety Net

A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Price V Fishback, Brendan Livingston, Samuel Allen, Jonathan Fox

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Abstract

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEconomics and History: Surveys in Cliometrics
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages141-186
Number of pages46
ISBN (Print)9781444337808
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 9 2011

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Maintenance programmes
Cliometrics
Safety net
20th century
Income

Keywords

  • Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)
  • Patchwork nature of safety net, benefit levels
  • Patchwork safety net, income maintenance programs of USA
  • Patchwork system and challenges for data collection
  • Programs, resources for people in dire straits
  • Social insurance and poverty programs
  • Social welfare programs
  • Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)
  • US social safety net, patchwork system of programs
  • USA, and a much larger safety net than imagined

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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A Patchwork Safety Net : A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century. / Fishback, Price V; Livingston, Brendan; Allen, Samuel; Fox, Jonathan.

Economics and History: Surveys in Cliometrics. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. p. 141-186.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fishback, Price V ; Livingston, Brendan ; Allen, Samuel ; Fox, Jonathan. / A Patchwork Safety Net : A Survey of Cliometric Studies of Income Maintenance Programs in the United States in the First Half of the Twentieth Century. Economics and History: Surveys in Cliometrics. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. pp. 141-186
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