Posts Tagged ‘food stamps’

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    How Has The Safety Net Affected the Unemployment Rate?

    Feb 5, 13 • 209 Views • No Comments

    University of Chicago economist Casey Mulligan believes that the US unemployment rate has remained high because of many separate public policy changes. Big and small, each one influenced workers, businesses and consumers by creating new incentives. For...  [read more]

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    Soda Wars

    Oct 8, 10 • 271 Views • No Comments

    In “the soda wars,” who is fighting whom? Past news articles refer to state legislative attempts to tax sugary soft drinks. Now, a NY Times article focuses on how New York City is trying to bar use of food stamps for sugary soft drinks. The...  [read more]