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Author Murray, Charles A.

Title In our hands : a plan to replace the welfare state / Charles Murray.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Welsh  361.68 M961i 2006    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-204) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The framework -- The plan -- Basic finances -- Immediate effects -- Retirement -- Health care -- Poverty -- The underclass -- Work disincentives -- The larger purpose -- The pursuit of happiness in advanced societies -- Vocation -- Marriage -- Community -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Appendix A. The programs to be eliminated -- Appendix B. Computations of budget projections -- Appendix C. Tax rates and after-tax income under the current system and the plan -- Appendix D. Preliminary thoughts about political feasibility and transition costs -- Appendix E. Assumptions about the costs of the current system versus the costs of the plan.
Subject United States -- Social policy -- 1993- -- Economic aspects.
Basic income -- United States.
Negative income tax -- United States.
Public welfare -- United States -- Finance.
Welfare state -- United States.
Basic income. (OCoLC)fst00948803
Negative income tax. (OCoLC)fst01035490
Public welfare -- Finance. (OCoLC)fst01083274
Social policy -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01122746
Welfare state. (OCoLC)fst01173685
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term Since 1993
Added Author American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
ISBN 0844742236 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780844742236 (cloth : alk. paper)

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