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By Rubén Lo Vuolo

This e-book describes the fundamental source of revenue (BI) concept as a version to reform guidelines of source of revenue transfers in Latin the US. BI goals at making certain a common and unconditional source of revenue to each person. Entitlement to BI is decoupled from hard work prestige and questions the welfare country in response to the insurance/assistance advantages version, the place paid paintings maintains to play a valuable position.

Latin the United States is among the areas the place the talk on BI is complex, however the state of affairs is kind of assorted than within the constructed nations. Lo Vuolo discusses BI foundations lower than this actual state of affairs and improve attainable how one can reform present guidelines following the ideas of the BI notion. a different examine, it covers many issues and lots of international locations, on reflection at either the genesis and aid of present focalized and conditional courses and ahead (using theoretical and empirical research) to determine how and even if the BI inspiration could be tailored to be used within the area.

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The initial recipient base of BF was formed by the so-called Remaining Programs (Food Stamps, Food Grant, School Grant, and Natural Gas Subsidy), which were highly fragmented and scarcely effective compensatory policies with strong clientelistic traits (Lavinas and Garcia, 2004). 9 million families, around 45 million persons, and 23 percent of the total Brazilian population. The largest concentration of recipients was in the northeast region (55 percent), which is not only where the program’s implementation began but also the region with the highest poverty rate.

This means that the law is subject to the caveats of macroeconomic policy and that its financing may be jeopardized by budget constraints and immediate political and economic issues. Two restrictions in the law itself undermine the principle of the right to an unconditional and universal CI: the policy of targeting the poorest 30 LENA LAVINAS and the law’s subordination to the federal government’s assessment to define the schedule and pace of its implementation, based on the balance in the public accounts.

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