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Working with Babies and Children Under Three

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The United States also has a low unemployment rate (although not as low as Denmark, Norway, or the United Kingdom) and a high GDP growth rate, at least in comparison to other developed countries (its growth rate, however, is lower than Finland's and Sweden's, two nations with relatively small populations but comparatively high commitments to welfare provision; the United States' growth rate is also lower than the world's overall). In the United States, a case worker is assigned to each individual or family applying for benefits to determine and confirm the applicant's needs.

Pages: 192

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers (May 2, 2006)

ISBN: 0435987313

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