Investing in the Disadvantaged: Assessing the Benefits and Costs of Social Policies

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With budgets squeezed at every level of government, cost-benefit analysis (CBA) holds outstanding potential for assessing the efficiency of many programs. In this first book to address the application of CBA to social policy, experts examine ten of the most important policy domains: early childhood development, elementary and secondary schools, health care for the disadvantaged, mental illness, substance abuse and addiction, juvenile crime, prisoner reentry programs, housing assistance, work-incentive programs for the ...

Investing in the Disadvantaged: Assessing the Benefits and Costs of Social Policies 2009, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589012578

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