Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Raising benefits increases the rate of unmarried birth...
...which increases dependence on welfare.
Extending the IWTC to beneficiaries increases benefit payments.
If you want some evidence go the my Welfare Reform website and click on 'recommended books' in the lefthand column.
Then click on Michael Tanner's The End of Welfare and go to page 78. He cites 8 studies that show the correlation.
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