The economy is in a time between paradigms. The variety of capitalism that rose to power in the 1970’s is unfit for the challenges of the 21st century. Workers are falling behind, monopolies are crowding out small business, and rates of productivity and innovation are dwindling. To design a new economy, we need new policies.
There already exists a wide variety of policy options, each with substantial research behind them. But we lack public resources that make it easy to discover, learn about, or share them. Our mission is to provide a platform that empowers these bold ideas with potential for deep change. We bring all the research on these policies together, and make it accessible to all.
A new paradigm is emerging, and we can help it along, one good policy at a time.
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Land Value Tax
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Recipients of Stockton's unconditional basic income obtained full-time employment at more than twice the rate of non-recipients.
A common concern regarding unconditional cash transfers is that they might foster welfare dependency and discourage work. A growing list of studies find negligible impacts on work.…
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