Covid-19 basic income research¶
As the Covid-19 outbreak keeps Americans from working, policymakers are increasingly considering cash transfers and universal basic income to keep families afloat. Here you can find our research on the latest proposals.
Latest research: Covid relief package¶
A new paper from Max Ghenis and Nate Golden finds that extending the $600-per-week unemployment benefit reduces poverty and inequality more than a payroll tax cut of the same cost, but less than universal payments.