Tag: Brazil

Image: Currency used in Maricá, Brazil.

The History of Basic Income in Brazil and How the City of Marica Points the Way Forward

While Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro denies that a serious public health crisis is underway, a small municipality an hour up …

Every dollar given to a household boosts local GDP by $2.60

Unconditional handouts benefit recipients—and their neighbours too

Economists have long argued that people should give each other money rather than gifts, since it is hard to …

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Small city in Brazil implements a modest, partial basic income

Article originally published on May 31st, 2019. Last Saturday, May 25th 2019, an event took place in Marica, a …