Flexibility in Work and Benefits
Institute for Public Policy Research, 1994 - 74 pages
Examines the relationship between social security benefits, unemployment and employment. Concludes that benefits do not "cause" unemployment.
Muddy Waters? Wages and Families
From unemployment to poverty?
A Flexible World?
Policy Reform and Alternatives
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