Entitlement program

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Updated: Aug 20, 2021

A US term for a government spending programme prugram a ua lerm tor a government spending programme social security and Mediceire. There is thus no government discretion over who should be paid; the cost is open-ended and cannot be capped by policy decisions without getting Congress to change the rules.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.



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