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Ask the Expert: The Hidden Cost of Low-Wage Jobs

Reforming Federal Contracting to Ease the Burden on Taxpayers

David Madland and Christine L. Owens discuss how reforming the federal contracting process to ensure better paying jobs and benefits can ease the burden on taxpayers.

What is the problem with federal contracting? How should federal contracting be reformed? How will this help? Is there evidence this will work?

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Authors

David Madland

Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project

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