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Administrative Burden and Access to Government Programs

Pam Herd and Don Moynihan discuss their work on red tape—or administrative burden—and how it affects the way that people access government social welfare programs. They discuss potential benefits of shifting administrative burden from program participants to the program administrators and how improving program implementation can alter the way that people perceive government and civically engage. For more informatin on this topic see their La Follette School Working Paper No. 2013-013.


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