In a model with heterogeneous workers and both intensive and extensive margins of employment, the authors consider two systems of redistribution: a universal basic income, and a categorical unemployment benefit.
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
This book edited by the Swiss basic income network includes several papers focusing on concrete proposals for financing a basic income scheme in Switzerland. Other contributors examine the same issue for Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and South Africa. A French version is also available.
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.
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
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