Medicare and Pediacare: A Strategy that Never Matured
Keywords:Wilbur Cohen, Medicare, Pediacare, War on Poverty, public policy, incrementalism
This article surveys the life and work of Wilbur Cohen, an architect of and behind-the-scenes actor in War on Poverty legislation and politics. It focuses specifically on his mastery of the incrementalist approach to policy goals, the quantitative foundation of his work, and his dual role as policy developer and professor which formed his practitioner-academic approach to knowledge and activism during a pivotal point in American history.
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