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CANADA: Canadian Association of Social Workers Recommends UBIG of $20,000 As a Better Alternative Than Negative Income Tax

On October 30th 2017, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) released a position paper recommending a Universal Basic Income Guarantee (UBIG) of $20,000 for all individuals, regardless of income. CASW’s UBIG fulfils the definition of a Basic Income. CASW argues that a UBIG is superior to a Negative Income Tax, which is being tested in other experiments (1). CASW

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Michael Story, ‘Free market welfare: The case for a Negative Income Tax’

Adam Smith institute’s new report argues that we should reform tax credit with a Negative Income Tax. The press release from the institute can be read here. The report is written by Michael Story. Michael Story, ‘Free market welfare: The case for a Negative Income Tax‘ (pdf), The Adam Smith Institute.  

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Paris, France: Conference on negative income tax

On May 28th, 2014, the liberal think tank “Generation Libre” (Free Generation) organizes a conference on its proposed negative income tax (called “Revenu de liberté”, or Freedom Income). The conference will focus on a study by Marc de Basquiat and Gaspard Koenig. The authors will discuss with Lionel Stoleru, who proposed a similar scheme in France 40 years ago. The

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