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Public policy and income distribution

Winifred Bell

Public policy and income distribution

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Published by Center for Studies in Income Maintenance Policy, New York University School of Social Work in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- United States.,
    • Fiscal policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWinifred Bell, Robert Lekachman, and Alvin L. Schorr.
      ContributionsLekachman, Robert, joint author., Schorr, Alvin Louis, 1921- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.I5 B45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4950377M
      LC Control Number76378512

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The widening gap between mean and median family incomes reflects the increasing inequality in the distribution of family income, which has attracted much attention in recent years.

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Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income addresses the lack of empirical research in this area. The distribution of pretax income in the United States today is highly unequal. The most careful studies suggest that the top 10 percent of households, with average income of about $, received 42 percent of all pretax money income in the late s.

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As the result of accumulated public policy, the distribution of personal income in the United States has been drastically altered over the last twenty‐five to thirty years. Over the same period, there have been massive increases in both private and public debt.

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New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 3. Fiscal policy is the primary tool for governments to affect income distribution.3 Fiscal policy has three main objectives—to support macroeconomic stability, provide public goods and correct market failures, and redistribute income.

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