2 thoughts on “Predistribution or public insurance?

  1. How about indexing EITC (eligibility levels and/or amount) to some measure of the unemployment rate, making it countercyclical?

    Also, of course, the “advance EITC,” making payments on weekly paychecks, should be re-instituted and widely promoted, to increase salience hence incentive effects, and also provide rapid responsiveness to sudden changes in economic conditions.

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