Use your Social Policy and Social Programs text to complete the following:
- Read Chapter 5, “Who Gets What, How Much, Under What Conditions: Analysis of Eligibility Benefits,” pages 80–105.
Use the Capella Library to complete the following:
- Schmidt, L., & Sevak, P. (2004). AFDC, SSI, and welfare reform aggressiveness: Caseload reductions versus caseload shifting. Journal of Human Resources, 39(3), 792–812.
For this discussion, consider the following:
- A public program requires prior contributions to meet a minimal threshold amount before it distributes benefits. However, the contribution amount is excessively high for many families, especially minorities in your community. Describe how you could attempt to correct this issue without greatly increasing costs.
Use this unit’s readings to inform your post and discussion.