Administrative Burden

Administrative Burden

Policymaking by Other Means

Pamela Herd, Donald P. Moynihan

the experiences can be minimized in a number of ways. One is to simply reduce burdens, such as trusting someone’s word that they are a citizen rather than requiring a document to prove it. Another is to shift burdens away from the individual, and onto the state, by, for example, requiring eligibility workers to tap into administrative databases to establish whether someone is a citizen.

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