The Case for the Living Wage

Synopsis

This well-documented brief demonstrates that both poverty and excessive economic inequality are inimical to the maintenance of a healthy republic, and notes that providing a living wage is not only fair, but is superior to any other public policy such as cash transfers (or the Earned Income Tax Credit) in the effort to fight poverty.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004