ERIC Number: EJ482921
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Phantom Welfare: Public Relief for Corporate America.
Huff, Daniel D.; Johnson, David A.
Social Work, v38 n3 p311-16 May 1993
Describes and quantifies major types of federal subsidies to American businesses, calling subsidies important policies that directly affect more traditional welfare programs. Notes that policies responsible for "phantom welfare state" represent major redistribution of wealth that partially accounts for growing gap between rich and poor. Discusses implications of phantom welfare programs for traditional welfare state. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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