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Basic Income Studies is pleased to announce the publication of BIS Vol. 4, Issue 1. BIS back issues are available for free sampling at Browse for the volume and issue on the bottom-right menu, click the required article and follow the instructions to get free guest access to all BIS publications.



“Basic Income or Caretaker Benefits?”

Amy L. Wax, University of Pennsylvania Law School

“A Universal Basic Income: Theory and Practice in the Israeli Case”

Miki Malul, Ben Gurion University

John Gal, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Miriam Greenstein, Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel

“A Universal Basic Pension for Europe’s Elderly: Options and Pitfalls”

Tim Goedemé, Fund for Scientific Research – Flanders (FWO), and University of Antwerp

Wim Van Lancker, University of Antwerp


Review of Brian Steensland, “The Failed Welfare Revolution: America’s Struggle over Guaranteed

Income Policy” Cristian Pérez Muñoz, Washington University in Saint Louis

Review of Karl Widerquist, Michael Anthony Lewis and Steven Pressman (eds.), “The Ethics and Economics of the Basic Income Guarantee” Richard K. Caputo, Yeshiva University

Review of Pete Alcock, “Understanding Poverty” John J. Hisnanick, U.S. Census Bureau & U.S. Naval Academy

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BIS is published by The Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress), sponsored by Red Renta Básica (RRB), the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) and the Spanish Instituto de Estudios Fiscales (IEF), and supported by the US Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG).