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Richard K. Caputo Yeshiva University, New York, USA

Richard K. Caputo is professor of social policy and research at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City. He has authored five books, including most recently U.S. Social Welfare Reform: Policy Transitions from 1981 to the Present (Springer, 2011), and has edited two books, including most recently Basic Income Guarantee and Politics: International Experiences and Perspectives on the Viability of Income Guarantee (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). He also serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Family and Economic Issues and is on the editorial board of Families in Society, Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, Marriage & Family Review, Journal of Poverty, and Race, Gender & Class. He has many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including Chapter 6 "Policy Analysis" in Social Policy & Social Justice (Sage, 2014). Between June of 2005 and May of 2013 he served as the director of the PhD program in Social Welfare at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work.