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Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend

Examining Its Suitability as a Model

  • Editors
  • Karl Widerquist
  • Michael W. Howard

Part of the Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee book series (BIG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Karl Widerquist, Michael W. Howard
      Pages 3-11
  3. The History, Economics, and Politics of the Alaska Model

  4. The Ethics of the Alaska Model

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. David Casassas, Jurgen De Wispelaere
      Pages 169-188
    3. Stephen Winter
      Pages 189-204
    4. Michael W. Howard, Karl Widerquist
      Pages 205-218
  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Karl Widerquist, Michael W. Howard
      Pages 221-227
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 229-267

About this book

Introduction

Contributors discuss the Alaska Permanent Fund (APF) and Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) as a model both for resource policy and for social policy. This book explores whether other states, nations, or regions would benefit from an Alaskan-style dividend. The book also looks at possible ways that the model might be altered and improved.

Keywords

climate change economics ethics finance funding mechanics social policy success taxation

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