Friday, May 17, 2019

Behavioral Science is Clear: Work Requirements are Doomed to Fail

By Anthony Barrows, ideas42
Posted on Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Safety net programs help millions of Americans each year by providing basic needs like money, food, health care, and housing. These anti-poverty programs are crucial to the well-being of so many people in the U.S., so it’s perplexing that we’re seeing a proliferation of policy proposals to take away these important supports from people who do not meet a work requirement.

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