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Individual and Social Responsibility: Child Care, Education, Medical Care, and Long-Term Care in America

Victor R. Fuchs, editor

Conference held October 7-8, 1994
Published in January 1996 by University of Chicago Press
© 1996 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):HC, PE, CH, ED

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362 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26786-5

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: Victor R. Fuchs (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Overview: Timothy Taylor (p. 13 - 30) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Child Care: Private Cost or Public Responsibility?: Arleen Leibowitz (p. 31 - 58) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Rationalizing School Spending: Efficiency, Externalities, and Equity, and Their Connection to Rising Costs: Eric A. Hanushek (p. 59 - 106) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Health Care Reform: The Clash of Goals, Facts, and Ideology: Henry J. Aaron (p. 107 - 142) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. To Comfort Always: The Prospects of Expanded Social Responsibility for Long-Term Care: Alan M. Garber (p. 143 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Consumption Externalities and the Financing of Social Services: Robert H. Frank (p. 173 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Preferences, Promises, and the Politics of Entitlement: Paul M. Romer (p. 195 - 228) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Information, Responsibility, and Human Services: Kenneth J. Arrow (p. 229 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. The Changing Roles of Public, Private, and Nonprofit Enterprise in Education, Health Care, and Other Human Services: Henry Hansmann (p. 245 - 276) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Government Intervention in the Markets for Education and Health Care: How and Why?: James M. Poterba (p. 277 - 308) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. The Politics of American Social Policy, Past and Future: Theda Skocpol (p. 309 - 340) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 341 - 354) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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