Month: May 2016
20. AP8 What is the best way to fund research, and what kinds of research should be funded?
There are many kinds of research and many kinds of people involved in research. Sometimes what seems useless at the time can have huge consequences a generation later (and sometimes not). Some research results which seem a triumph at the time are show useless by later developments. A career in research requires dedication and talent,…Read More
19. AP8 A Universal Basic Income. $400 per week indexed to the CPI
Pay everyone $400 per week (current age pension), rich or poor, indexed to the CPI. Governments print the money (they do now), and the money goes around. You have an economy. Employers pay a margin above the UBI to attract workers if they want them (overall probably cheaper for them than now). A true market…Read More