Keynes, family allowances and Keynesian economic policy

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Pressman, Steven (2014)
  • Publisher: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Luxembourg
  • Journal: volume 2, issue 4 October, pages 508-526
  • Subject: Keynes, family allowances, anti-poverty policy, child poverty
    • jel: jel:I3 | jel:H4 | jel:D3 | jel:B31
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper provides a short history of family allowances and documents the fact that Keynes supported family allowances as early as the 1920s, continuing through the 1930s and early 1940s. Keynes saw this policy as a way to help households raise their children and also ... View more
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