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Thomas C. Leonard

Thomas C. Leonard is research scholar in the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University, where he is also lecturer in the Department of Economics. He is the author of Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era (2016).

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A Libertarian Model of the Social Safety Net

by David S. D’Amato on Feb 23, 2019

The paternalistic welfare state has failed to create a reliable social safety net. Decentralized, voluntary institutions can do the job better.