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Social assistance: Do higher benefit levels lead to higher caseloads?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 12:58am in

As part of my PhD thesis, I did some statistical analysis in which I asked the question: “Do higher social assistance benefit levels lead to higher caseloads?”

I have recently updated the data and had it published in a journal.

Here’s a short summary of the journal article’s main findings.

Social assistance: Do higher benefit levels lead to higher caseloads?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 12:58am in

As part of my PhD thesis, I did some statistical analysis in which I asked the question: “Do higher social assistance benefit levels lead to higher caseloads?”

I have recently updated the data and had it published in a journal.

Here’s a short summary of the journal article’s main findings.

Religious change..

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 10:13pm in

Rishi Sunak is supposed to be a ‘proud Hindu’, but that unfortunately, is not his only religion. We are often now told we have to strike a balance between the economy and controlling the pandemic – it is supposed to be either the economy or health, as though the economy is as much a natural... Read more

How Three Prior Pandemics Triggered Massive Societal Shifts

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/10/2020 - 8:36pm in

Some past pandemics ushered in massive changes....but only with massive death levels. So can the powers that be rest easy with Covid?

“Why I’m Voting for Donald Trump”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/10/2020 - 8:11pm in

An illustration that some and perhaps many Trump voters don't fit mainstream media stereotypes.

Google/Fitbit Will Monetize Health Data and Harm Consumers

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/10/2020 - 7:15pm in

Top economists warn of the dangers of the propsed Google acquisition of Fitbit and look at possible remedies.

Homelessness in canada could rise due to recession

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 26/09/2020 - 2:50am in

I am currently writing a report for Employment and Social Development Canada looking at the long-term impact of the current recession on homelessness. It should be ready by early November.

In the meantime, a teaser blog post I’ve just written on the same topic is available here.

Homelessness in canada could rise due to recession

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 26/09/2020 - 2:50am in

I am currently writing a report for Employment and Social Development Canada looking at the long-term impact of the current recession on homelessness. It should be ready by early November.

In the meantime, a teaser blog post I’ve just written on the same topic is available here.

Mexico’s AMLO Is No Leftist, as His Handling of Covid Demonstrates

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/09/2020 - 9:36pm in

Not only is AMLO’s government not socialist, it is not democratic, it is not competent, and it is not socially responsible. AMLO is a populist with a leftist image and rightist policies.

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The post Mexico’s AMLO Is No Leftist, as His Handling of Covid Demonstrates appeared first on New Politics.

How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets

Why the riots of this summer resulted from the ever-increasing exploitation of low-income Americans, and how a Job Guarantee would reverse this power imbalance.

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