Category Archives: Academic Articles

FITZROY, Felix & NOLAN, Michael (2010), 'Efficient Redistribution: Comparing Basic Income with Unemployment Benefits'

The authors compare two systems of income redistribution: unemployment benefits (UB) and basic income (BI). First, for a simple utility function, with both intensive and extensive margins, the unemployed are likely better off with pure BI than pure UB, regardless of labour supply elasticity and wage distribution.

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ROSE, Dave as told to WOHLFORTH, Charles (2008), Saving for the Future: My Life and the Alaska Permanent Fund

ROSE, Dave as told to WOHLFORTH, Charles (2008), Saving for the Future: My Life and the Alaska Permanent Fund, Fairbanks: Epicenter Press. 2008 According to one of the authors, the book is really two books. Wohlforth said, “The first half is really for anybody – it’s a slice of life … The second half is getting much more into the

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BASIC INCOME STUDIES: NEW ISSUES

Basic Income Studies (BIS) has announced the recent publication of two issues of the journal. The contents of the issues are below. BIS issues are available for free sampling at http://www.bepress.com/bis. Click the required article and follow the instructions to get free guest access to all BIS publications. CONTENTS OF VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2 (2009) Special Issue on “The Green

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PEREIRA, Richard (2009), La sécurité économique au XXIe siècle – Revenu annuel garanti/ allocation universelle. L’impératif écologique, démocratique, de la justice et de la sécurité alimentaire

In 2010, Richard Pereira was the Graduate Winner for the “Student Essay Contest” organized by the Canadian Progressive Economics Forum, for a paper entitled “Economic security in the twenty-first century – Guaranteed Annual Income: An ecological, democratic, justice and food security imperative”. The paper is now available in French.

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BARNES, Peter & McKIBBEN, Bill (2009), 'A Simple Market Mechanism to Clean Up Our Economy'

BARNES, Peter & McKIBBEN, Bill (2009), ‘A Simple Market Mechanism to Clean Up Our Economy’, Solutions for a Sustainable and Desirable Future, 1 (1), 30-38: Jan 14, 2009, online at: http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/ The problem of global climate change is far more severe and immediate than we understood a few years ago, the authors argue. As the newest scientific data demonstrate, we

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BASIC INCOME STUDIES HAS BOOKS IN NEED OF REVIEWERS

Basic Income Studies (BIS) is the first academic journal dedicated to research on basic income. It includes research articles, notes, debates, and book reviews on all aspects of primary research related to basic income. Right now BIS has several books in need of reviewers, including: – Van Donselaar, Gijs. 2009. The Right to Exploit: Parasitism, Scarcity, Basic Income. Oxford: Oxford

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