The persistence of poverty amidst our plenitude has vexed economists for centuries. Despite all our progress, the safety net in America leaves too many citizens in behind. Basic income offers a surprisingly simple solution. But would investing in basic income be more effective than other strategies?
Last updated July 4, 2022
Most American workers have no power in the workplace, leaving them with little say in the decisions that govern their everyday lives. Could codetermination deliver a form of economic democracy that benefits workers and firms alike?
Last updated June 6, 2022
It takes a community to raise land values, but property owners capture most of the benefit. No other policy has so much bipartisan support in theory, with so little uptake in practice as land value taxation. As new technologies ease administrative burdens, might it finally be time for a land value tax?
Last updated June 3, 2022