Other Proposals

Comparison Chart of Job Guarantee Proposals, Prepared by Sarah Treuhaft, Managing Director, PolicyLink, for Design Issues in Job Guarantee Legislation: An Expert Consultation 2/22/19, Roosevelt Institute

Recognizing Infrastructure’s Role as a Local Economic Anchor, 18 

Do We Need a Universal Basic Income? A Debate. Bruenig, Grey & Carrillo, In These Times, 6/18

The Job Guarantee and the Economics of Fear, Tcherneva, Levy blog, 5/18

It’s Time for the Government to Give Everyone a Job, Dayen, Nation 5/18

You’re Hired!  The Democrats are looking for a big idea? Here’s one: a guaranteed job for anyone who wants one, Spross, Democracy, S 18

The Job Guarantee and the Wilted Liberal Imagination, Meserve, Democracy 5/18

We Work–Give job guarantee a chance, Galbraith 5/18 answering Dems’ Job Guarantee Isn’t Nearly as Easy as It Sounds, Baker 4/18

A Guaranteed “Jobs for All” Program Is Gaining Traction Among 2020 Democratic Hopefuls, Aronoff, Intercept 4/18

How Guaranteeing Jobs Became the Hot New Policy Priority for 2020 Dems, Resnick, Daily Beast 4/18

The Job Guarantee: Design, Jobs, and Implementation, Tcherneva, Levy 4/18

Guaranteed Jobs through a Public Service Employment Program Wray, Kelton et al, Levy Inst. 3/18

The Federal Job Guarantee – A Policy to Achieve Permanent Full Employment, Paul, Darity & Hamilton, CBPP, 3/18

A Federal Job Guarantee Could Build An Inclusive Economy, Down with Tyranny, 12/17

Why the U.S. Needs a Federal Jobs Program, Not Payouts 17

Don’t Be Afraid of Robots: Technology is What We Make of It, Cashman, The Minskys 11/17 “In all cases, new technology is what society makes of it — that is, it should be used to broadly improve lives and work, not reorient the world around the technology itself or redistribute wealth upwards. Ride-hailing services like Uber and the promise of self-driving cars illustrate both sides of this point; polices like a job guarantee provide a path forward.”

The State of U.S. Infrastructure, McBride, CFR 10/17

What America would look like if it guaranteed everyone a job, Matthews, Vox 9/17

Finnish citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work, Chapman, Ind. 6/17

Toward a Marshall Plan for America Rebuilding Our Towns, Cities, and the Middle Class, Tanden et al, Ctr for Am. Progress, 5/17

Compensating the “losers” of globalisation, Merler, Bruegel 1/17

F@ck Work?, Ferguson, Arcade, Stanford 12/16

A federal job guarantee is a good, All-American policy, Paul, US News 10/16

Basic Income: A Sellout of the American Dream, Freeman MIT Tech. Rev. 6/16

The overhyped fantasy of basic income vs. robots Pethokoukis, The Week 6/16

A Global Marshall Plan for Joblessness? Tcherneva, INET 5/16

The Federal Job Guarantee: A Step Toward Racial Justice, Hamilton, Dissent 9/15

Beyond Full Employment: The Employer of Last Resort as an Institution for Change, Tcherneva, Levy 9/12