chapter  8
A comparison of the macroeconomic consequences of Basic Income and Job Guarantee schemes
ByWILLIAM MITCHELL, MARTIN WATTS
Pages 19

This chapter contrasts two policy responses to rising income insecurity: the introduction of a universal Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) and the implementation of a Job Guarantee (JG).1 Both initiatives challenge the prescriptions of the dominant neoliberal policy agenda.2