Basic Income Studies, Forthcoming
23 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last revised: 6 Oct 2015
Date Written: June 23, 2011
The authors highlight under-appreciated problems with implementing a Basic Income Policy, even in the case of simple cash transfers which, given the existence of redistribution, are preferable to the bureaucratic machinery necessary for rationing specific goods.
Keywords: Basic Income Policy, Comparative Political Economy, Redistributive Policies
JEL Classification: B53, H23, H24, P16
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Boettke, Peter J. and Martin, Adam G., Taking the 'G' Out of BIG: A Comparative Political Economy Perspective on Basic Income (June 23, 2011). Basic Income Studies, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1697728