Benefits and Informal Workers

ACORN International COVID-19 Economics

  New Orleans        For years, I have harped on the need to make “maximum feasible participation” an emphasis on delivery of all governmental benefit programs.  The pandemic has heightened visibility of the gap between eligibility in target populations and distribution of approved and legislated benefits to the populations.  In the United States, we see …

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Targeting Healthcare Workers and Facilities

COVID-19 Health Care

            Pearl River     As the pandemic continues, the service and sacrifices of health care workers continues to be front-page news, although with a different twist.  Rather than reading about pot banging and applause, we’re reading about their vaccination rates.  Where mandates apply in places like New York, we know 95% have had a least one shot, and 85% of …

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