Revealing the submerged state

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November 7, 2011
The Monkey Cage
by Suzanne Mettler  
Posted in Commentary

"The hidden quality of social welfare benefits in the tax code means that many people are largely unaware of them, and have no idea of their overall impact. How could these policies of the submerged state be revealed, and what difference would it make? Matt Guardino and I created a web-based experiment to test the impact of providing people with small amounts of basic information about such policies." (11/07/11)  

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