Members and readers of the blog should find this of interest. We have our very own Matt Zwolinski speaking! Please send this to anyone you think might want to apply.
Call for Abstracts
The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy
The Future of Work, Automation, and a Basic Income
April 7-8, 2017
Over at Café Hayek, Don Boudreaux has a nice post on a universal basic income. He says that he does “not believe that as a practical matter a UBI would make society freer or more prosperous.” However, he also writes, “I oppose any universal basic income . . . principally because I oppose the confiscation […]
Last month there was some controversy about a proposal from a Wisconsin state representative to prevent the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards for shellfish, among other things. Progressives objected that this proposal was “just the latest example of conservatives around the country being loudly concerned about the scourge of poor people […]
Today The Atlantic published an article on the Basic Income Guarantee, with special focus on the work of Scott Santens to crowdfund a basic income on a voluntary basis. And last week, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute published a terrific policy analysis assessing both the strengths and weaknesses of various sorts of […]