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Abstract. Wage loss and reemployment following involuntary Job loss are examined, using a nationally representative sample of young men and women in their late twenties. Workers with increased human capital are less likely to suffer wage loss and unemployment after job termination. Workers...
Abstract. Many of the richest people have all or a large part of their accumulated wealth in land, yet the men and women who work the land are usually their country's most poverty‐stricken. The landowning elite is very powerful because land has been concentrated in few hands. In the Third World'...
Abstract. The World Bank's loan patterns in recent years are examined to see if there is any empirical evidence of a diminution of interest in poverty alleviation programs. Four very different concepts on what poverty alleviation is are used to categorize the international agency's loans: the...
Abstract. The concept of “self‐efficacy” is used to test the hypothesis that the negative self‐concept of welfare recipients coniributes to long term psychological and material dependency on such assistance. Self‐efficacy focuses on the extent to which people are able to produce and regulate...
Abstract. In the long run a positive relationship of police expenditurescrime is derived in models which explain criminal behavior In the short run, however, the statistical results point to the possible deterring effect of police expenditures. A theoretical model is constructed to explain the...
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