The Tax Policy Center’s dubious scholarship on who "deserves" welfare

Leonard Burman, in a new Tax Policy Center paper, argues for work requirements on welfare:

Political scientists have found ample evidence that people all over the world categorize people in terms of “deservedness” (Peterson et al. 2011; van Oorschot 2000, 2006). Most people are willing to help someone who is unlucky but are less eager to support someone …

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