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New Findings From War on Poverty: Just Give Cash

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A lot of American social policy comes down to one question: are poor individuals to blame for their own lot in life, because they often make choices that seem dumb? If that were true, a sudden windfall of money would not make a difference to their children's behavior... but in a cleverly designed series of experiments it turns out that it does.

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