Cost-Minimizing Welfare Programs, Journal of Public Economics
Focuses on the opportunities for minimizing the cost of welfare programs. Consideration of payments-in-kind as an effective policy tool; Advantages of payments-in-kind over monetary payments; Impact of the monetary payments on the welfare program recipients.
Dye, A. Ronald. 1986. Cost-Minimizing Welfare Programs. Journal of Public Economics. 30(2): 259-265.