Data Indicate That the Large Increase in Government Spending on Income

Question 62
Multiple Choice

Data indicate that the large increase in government spending on income transfers that started with the War on Poverty during the latter half of the 1960s has resulted in A)a substantial reduction in the poverty rate. B)a more equal distribution of income. C)fewer single-parent families because a married couple receives benefits twice as large. D)little change in the official poverty rate.