Dr. Robert A. Lawson, an economist at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational institute in Midland, Michigan.

By Dr. Robert A. Lawson

Working Works in State-Based Welfare Reform

One important lesson from the many reforms in Wisconsin, Michigan, and elsewhere is that those programs that emphasize work placement over training have better results. … more