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What do we know about the effects of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend?

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dc.contributor.author Guettabi, Mouhcine
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-30T20:53:26Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-30T20:53:26Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/10581
dc.description.abstract The Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) has been distributed to Alaska residents for 37 years, providing each resident an equal share of a yearly government appropriation based on the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund. While support for the program is high, work assessing the PFD’s influence on the lives of Alaskans is limited. Recently, a number of researchers have analyzed the causal effect of the PFD on a variety of socio-economic outcomes including employment, consumption, income inequality, health, and crime. This paper summarizes this empirical literature and highlights future areas of research. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Summary / Background on the Permanent Fund Dividend / Paper structure / Employment / Health / Consumption / Poverty / Income inequality / Crime / Where does the research on the PFD go? en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.subject Permanent Fund Dividend en_US
dc.subject research en_US
dc.subject Alaska en_US
dc.subject universal income en_US
dc.title What do we know about the effects of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend? en_US
dc.type Report en_US


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