Category: Politics

Downsized People: Job Subsidies vs. Income Support

| July 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Jonathan Marin (Copyright 1999) This essay considers several ways of addressing the problems caused by the downsizing of corporate workforces, and evaluates their possible consequences. It recommends the establishment of an income support program, similar to the one which Harry Truman’s Secretary of Agriculture, Charles Brannan, devised as an alternative to farm price supports. […]

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