Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes
Social Policy, Informality, and Economic Growth in MexicoeBook - 2008
"Argues that incoherent social programs significantly contribute to poverty and little growth. Proposes converting the existing social security system into universal social entitlements. Advocates eliminating wage-based social security contributions and raising consumption taxes on higher-income households to increase the rate of GDP growth, reduce inequality, and improve benefits for workers"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 357 pages) : illustrations, map