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Basic Income From an Ecological Perspective


  • Andersson Jan Otto

    (Åbo Akademi University)


How is a basic income (BI) linked to growth and ecological sustainability? Should it be financed from more production, natural resource rents or green taxes? Should a BI be introduced globally rather than in the already rich countries? There is a case on equity grounds for linking a BI to ecological taxes and degrowth in the overconsuming societies, but to use BI as a tool for improving production in poverty struck regions.

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  • Andersson Jan Otto, 2010. "Basic Income From an Ecological Perspective," Basic Income Studies, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 1-8, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:bistud:v:4:y:2010:i:2:n:4

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