Susan Parker

Associate Professor of Economics, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics

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Associate Professor of Economics and researcher at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics) in Mexico City

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Welfare reform was designed to put poor people to work, but it has not ended what's called "the culture of poverty," handed down through generations.

Will the 'Nanny State' Be Replaced by the 'Daddy State?'

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