Have the Poor Been "Losing Ground"?
Charles Murray examines responses to his book Losing Ground, which denied the efficacy of the governmental reforms of the 1960s in helping the poor. He argues that attempts to prove Losing Ground "wrong" have fallen short and offers some suggestions for exploring the causal issues that have been at the center of the debate.
Social Welfare Spending: Accounting for Changes from 1950 to 1978, Robert J. Lampman Reviewed by Charles Murray
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