Public spending is a potentially powerful instrument for fighting poverty. Generally, what is needed is universalism in certain spending categories (basic services) and finer targeting in others (for providing safety nets, for example).
State-by-state analysis of income disparity in the U.S.
Analysis of the growing shortage of affordable housing in the U.S.
There is growing empirical evidence that social capital contributes significantly to sustainable development. This paper introduces the concept of social capital.
The paper reviews the range of social policies that have been adopted by the government of Croatia since independence together with those that have been retained from the socialist past, and discusses the possibility for improvement. The paper concentrates on issues of social security and employment.