Free Money? Basic Income Guarantee vs. Job Guarantee

Still writing my book. But here’s one of those articles that I do find time to write because I get paid for it! This one examines the BIG policy versus rivals like the JG and the AFT.

Money for Nothing

Also, for those who read Swedish or have access to Google Translate here is an article on Ireland and the financial crisis that I wrote for a Swedish newspaper.

Den tragiska sagan om en keltisk tiger

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Philip Pilkington is a London-based economist and member of the Political Economy Research Group (PERG) at Kingston University. You can follow him on Twitter at @pilkingtonphil.
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2 Responses to Free Money? Basic Income Guarantee vs. Job Guarantee

  1. ThouShaltNotTalkAboutEconWhenYouDon'tHaveAClue says:

    “The idea behind the JG is that the government guarantees everyone who is willing and able to work a job at a fixed wage.”

    They called that “really existing socialism” in the old days. It worked wonderfully.

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