FACTOID # 3: South Carolina has the highest rate of violent crimes and aggravated assaults per capita among US states.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
People who viewed "Welfare" also viewed:


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Welfare

Welfare has several meanings:

  • Welfare, the good fortune, health, happiness, prosperity, etc., of a person, group, or organization; well-being, quality of life
  • Doodoo

Types of welfare include: The well-being or quality of life of a population is an important concern in economics and political science. ...

Welfare may also refer to: There are three main interpretations of the idea of a welfare state: the provision of welfare services by the state. ... Welfare is financial assistance paid by taxpayers to groups of people who are unable to support themselves, and determined to be able to function more effectively with financial assistance. ... Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to simultaneously determine the allocational efficiency of a macroeconomy and the income distribution associated with it. ... A social welfare function, in welfare economics, is a function which gives a measure of the material welfare of society, given a number of economic variables as inputs. ... ... Income redistribution, or the redistribution of wealth, is a political policy usually promoted by members of the political left, and opposed, or less strongly supported, by members of the political right. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

  Results from FactBites:
Child Welfare League of America (63 words)
Please submit suggestions, questions, and problems experienced with this website.
All Content and Images Copyright Child Welfare League of America.
NDAS puts child welfare data and statistics at
TomPaine.com - Welfare-To-Nothing (807 words)
For example, the new rules require that a welfare recipient who is in school cannot count their study time towards their work requirement unless it is done in a supervised study hall.
In 1994, welfare caseloads hit a height of 14.2 million equal to 5.5 percent of the U.S. population.
Welfare policy should help and encourage mothers to be good at both their paid and unpaid jobs.
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m