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"The Federal Job Guarantee: Prevention, Not Just a Cure"

by Tcherneva, Pavlina R (2019)


This paper, argues the author, examines how the Job Guarantee proposal uniquely meets two major social requirements. It is a policy response whose merits include much more than its macroeconomic stabilization features, as discussed in the literature. It is also, in a sense, a method of inoculation against the vile effects of unemployment. The paper discusses several preventive features of the program.


Job Guarantee


Job Guarantee, Economics

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