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Target Populations: The Elderly
- Agrarian Justice.
- Thomas Paine. 1797.
- Paine advocated the creation of a national fund, financed by a tax on inherited property, that would pay every person 10 Pounds annually once they reached the age of 50.
- "Old Age Relief Policy Prior to 1900,"
- Williamson, John B. American Journal of Economics and Sociology 43(3), July 1984, 369-384.
- "Between the 17th and the 19th centuries old age relief policy in America became increasingly restrictive." Rutgers-restricted Access.
- "The Poverty of Impoverishment Theory: The Economic Well-Being of the Elderly, 1890-1950,"
- John B. Williamson. Journal of Economic History 56(1), 1996, 39-61. Rutgers-restricted Access.
- "Provision for Old Age,"
- Henry Rogers Seager. IN Social Insurance: A Program of Social Reform. New York, Macmillan Company, 1910. Chapter 5, pp. 115-145.
- From a classic early work on social insurance.
- Why Social Security?
- Booklet published by the Social Security Board in 1937 to explain the rationale underlying the new Social Security program.
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