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The Bottom Line in a Basic Income Experiment
(Walter de Gruyter, 2006)
A basic income (BI) experiment (or a pilot project or an implementation trial) is worth doing if it focuses on the right question. Some of the problems with the U.S. negative income tax (NIT) experiments of the 1970s stemmed ...
An efficiency argument for the Basic Income Guarantee
The most important issue in equality – if not in all economic policy – is the persistence of poverty. This chapter argues that anti-poverty policy needs to move away from the categorical approach towards universalism, ...
How the Sufficiency Minimum Becomes a Social Maximum
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
This article argues that, under likely empirical conditions, sufficientarianism leads not to an easily achievable duty to maintain a social minimum but to the onerous duty of maintaining a social maximum at the sufficiency ...