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By Matthew C. Murray, M. Murray, C. Pateman

In the course of growing to be feedback of present monetary orthodoxies and welfare structures, easy source of revenue is transforming into in acceptance. this can be the 1st ebook to debate current at examples of simple source of revenue, in either wealthy and negative international locations, and to think about its customers somewhere else world wide.

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2009, 26–27) Following the poverty definition of the Namibian government, 86 percent of the residents of Otjivero were “severely poor,” while 76 percent lived below the food poverty line in November 2007. This situation changed dramatically during the first 12 months with the introduction of the BIG in Otjivero. The following two figures show the food poverty line as well as a line defining the “severely poor” for the people in Otjivero. 2 excludes those households that were affected by substantial migration.

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The justification for the BIG in such cases is quite obvious and appealing. Greater-than-average polluters will, as their punishment, be net losers from the policy. Less-thanaverage polluters will be net gainers from the policy as their reward (Widerquist, 2010). A rival proposal, Cap-and-Trade, which does not include a dividend, is also under discussion in Washington, but there is a strong possibility that the federal government or one of the states will introduce one of the strategies including a dividend.

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