Tag: guaranteed income

City programs to provide unconditional cash payments to residents are growing in popularity. Photographer: Thanit Weerawan/Moment RF

2021 Will Be the Year of Guaranteed Income Experiments

At least 11 U.S. cities are piloting UBI programs to give some of their residents direct cash payments, no …

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) walks inside the U.S. Capitol after it was announced U.S. congressional leaders and the White House agreed on nearly $500 billion more in coronavirus relief for the U.S. economy, bringing to nearly $3 trillion the amount allocated to deal with the crisis, in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Speaker Pelosi: Perhaps Guaranteed Income is Now Worthy of Attention

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers may need to think of different ways to put money in Americans’ pockets if …

Ludwig Hilberseimer, Bauhaus 3-2, 1929

New working paper explores a UBI in NYC and finds it would not lead to housing inflation

Skeptics of guaranteed income tend to worry about the policy’s inflationary effects; absent rent regulation, for instance, one might …