TITLE

Basic Income Is Not an Obligation, But It Might Be a Legitimate Choice

AUTHOR(S)
Munger, Michael C.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Basic Income Studies;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p-1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A distinction is made between libertarian destinations and libertarian directions. Basic income cannot be part of a truly libertarian state unless it could be accomplished entirely through voluntary donations. But basic income is an important step in a libertarian direction because it improves core values such as self-ownership, liberty and efficiency of transfers while reducing coercion and increasing procedural fairness. Practical approaches to achieving basic income are compared to proposals by Milton Friedman and Charles Murray.
ACCESSION #
90365767

 

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