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The High Cost Of Good Intentions

Pub Date : 2017-09-26 | Author : John F. Cogan | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781503604254
ISBN 13 : 150360425X

Federal entitlement programs are strewn throughout the pages of U.S. history, springing from the noble purpose of assisting people who are destitute through no fault of their own. ..


The High Cost Of Good Intentions

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : John F. Cogan | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1503603547
ISBN 13 : 9781503603547

This book traces the evolution of U.S. federal entitlement programs from the Revolutionary War to modern times to identify and understand the common economic and political forces t..


The Cost Of Good Intentions

Pub Date : 1981-09 | Author : Charles R. Morris | Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B633970
ISBN 13 :

Examines public policymaking in New York during and after the zenith of the great liberal experiment, from Robert Wagner's third term through John Lindsay and Abraham Beame to Edwa..


The Student Loan Mess

Pub Date : 2014-05-02 | Author : Joel Best | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520958449
ISBN 13 : 0520958446

This illuminating investigation uncovers the full dimensions of the student loan disaster. A father and son team—one a best-selling sociologist, the other a former banker and cur..


The Upside Of Inequality

Pub Date : 2016-09-13 | Author : Edward Conard | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698409910
ISBN 13 : 0698409914

The scourge of America’s economy isn't the success of the 1 percent—quite the opposite. The real problem is the government’s well-meaning but misguided attempt to reduce the ..


More Than Good Intentions

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Dean Karlan | Publisher : Plume Books

ISBN 10 : 0452297567
ISBN 13 : 9780452297562

Draws on behavioral economics and interviews with villagers from some of the world's most impoverished regions to demonstrate how small changes in banking, insurance, health care, ..


The Summer Of Good Intentions

Pub Date : 2015-07-07 | Author : Wendy Francis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451666434
ISBN 13 : 1451666438

*InStyle Magazine’s “7 New Page-Turners to Read in July” *Popsugar’s “23 Perfect Poolside Reads” *Liz and Lisa’s “Best Books of July” *Bookbub’s “12 Beach Boo..