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Economic Rights in the Land of Plenty: Monitoring State Fulfillment of Economic and Social Rights Obligations in the United States
Susan Randolph et al.
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Social and Economic Rights Fulfillment Index - SERFINDEX
'This paper uses the Economic and Social Rights Fulfillment, ESRF, Index proposed by Randolph, Fukuda-Parr, and Lawson-Remer (Fukuda-Parr et al 2009,
Randolph et al 2009) to quantitatively assess the extent to which the United States fulfills the economic and social rights obligations enunciated in the UDHR, ICESCR, and consistent with the “second bill of rights”.
Three questions structure the analysis. First,how does the United States stack up against other high income OECD countries when it comes to meeting its economic and social rights obligations? Second, is there wide variation across states in the United States in the extent to which economic and social rights obligations are met, and if so, which states do particularly well in meeting these (...)'