Should Governments Pay A Basic Income?

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As income inequality rises, economists are debating the benefits of basic income. So what would it mean to institute a basic income?

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The Basic Income Guarantee: Simplicity, but at What Cost?
http://www.cato-unbound.org/2014/08/26/basic-income-guarantee-simplicity-what-cost
“In theory, a universal basic income offers an intriguing alternative to our current dysfunctional welfare state. ”

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
http://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html
“Maslow wanted to understand what motivates people.”

The Town With No Poverty
http://public.econ.duke.edu/~erw/197/forget-cea%20(2).pdf
“The idea of a Guaranteed Annual Income (GAI) is once again receiving attention from
policy and decision-makers at local, provincial and national levels.”

Paying everyone a basic income would kill off low-paid menial jobs
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/01/paying-everyone-a-basic-income-would-kill-off-low-paid-menial-jobs
“You take a large chunk of a country’s tax revenues and pay people a few thousand pounds a year to do nothing.”

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