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Reaganomics And The Welfare State, Mimi Abramovitz, Tom Hopkins Nov 1983

Reaganomics And The Welfare State, Mimi Abramovitz, Tom Hopkins

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Supply-side tax and spending policies have intensified poverty, unemployment and inequality, especially for women, minorities and organized labor. At the same time Reaganomics is shrinking and weakening the welfare state. To better understand and resist this conservative assault it is necessary to demystify the "economics" and "politics" of supply-side doctrine. This paper (a) defines the basic assumptions of supply-side economics; (b) identifies some of its problems and contradictions; (c) discusses its impact on the welfare state; and (d) analyzes it as part of a broader plan for coping with the current economic crisis. It argues that the supply-side tax cut ...


Ua68/2 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. Viii, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies Jun 1983

Ua68/2 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. Viii, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by WKU Latin American Studies program regarding science, politics and economic advances in Latin America as well as cooperative projects between WKU and universities across Latin America. The newsletter is written in both English and Spanish.


Canadian & American Agriculture: Competitors? Cooperators? Or Both?, Clayton K. Yeutter Jan 1983

Canadian & American Agriculture: Competitors? Cooperators? Or Both?, Clayton K. Yeutter

Clayton K. Yeutter, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Papers

It is a pleasure for me to be in Toronto, for the first time ever. My wife and I honeymooned in Canada 30 years ago, so every return trip to your beautiful country is a nostalgic experience. With an 80 cent exchange rate, we really ought to come back for another honeymoon in June and stay the rest of the year! Marshall Loeb, one of our outstanding business journalists, delivered a speech a couple of years ago in which he predicted the winning nations in international economic competition for the next decade or two. His top category encompassed only five ...


A New Social Contract : The Economy And Government After Reagan, Derek Shearer, Martin Carnoy, Russell Rumberger Dec 1982

A New Social Contract : The Economy And Government After Reagan, Derek Shearer, Martin Carnoy, Russell Rumberger

Derek Shearer

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