Reviving the American Dream: The Economy, the States & the Federal Government

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Index
Aaron, Henry J., 163, 168n
Acid rain, 12, 24-25
Aid to families with dependent children (AFDC), 48, 90
budget impact of, 98
in "dividing the job" scenario, 119
poorer states favored in, 136
in Reagan swap proposal, 124
Air pollution, 56, 64, 67
and gas tax, 146-47
Allen, Robert S., 92
American dream, 1
and "dividing the job," 119
fading of, 1-2
reviving of, 179-82
Articles of Confederation, 83
Askew, Janice M., 69n
Baby boom generation, 45, 58, 72, 174
"Back to the sixties" scenario, 115-16
Baily, Martin Neil, 45n
Baker v. Carr, 105
Balance billing (health care), 162
Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), 24
Barro, Robert J., 135n
Beam, David R., 108, 120-21
Benker, Karen M., 130n
Beyle, Thad L., 92n, 94n, 103n, 104n
Blacks
and civil rights revolution, 49, 94- 95
during "disappointing years," 60- 61
in "good news" period, 49
and war on poverty, 95
Bowman, Ann O'M., 92n, 104n
Bracket creep, 107
Brown v. Board of Education, 95
Budget deficit. See Federal budget deficit
Building boom ("good news" years), 49-50
Bush, George, and international affairs, 30
Business management, revolution in, 180
Canada, health care system in, 157, 164
Carter, Jimmy, 101
Catalog sales, state attempts to tax, 139
Categorical grant programs, 92
and New Federalism, 123
proliferation of, 98-99, 100
under Reagan, 101-02
See also Grants, federal
Chakrabarti, Alok K., 45n
Children, poverty rate among, 48, 60
Civil rights movement, and federal growth, 86, 94-95
Cold war, 26-27
Committee for Economic Develop­ ment, 103
Common shared state taxes, 8, 17-18, 118, 127, 142-52, 180
corporate income, 18, 118-19, 145
gasoline or energy, 18, 119, 145-47, 150
implementation of, 147-50
politics of, 151-52
vs. revenue sharing, 125
sales, 17-18, 127, 142-43
value-added, 17-18, 118-19, 143-45
Communism, and cold war, 26-27
Community action programs, 96
Community development block grant program, 123
Compact, interstate, on common tax, 149, 152
Competitive federalism, 83-84
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act ( 1973), 123
Congress
improved professional support for,
105
and international issues, 30
Congressional Budget Office, 14, 105, 111

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