From the series:
Social Wealth Seminar

Social Wealth Seminar: Jason Windawi

“What Makes Guaranteed Income Durable?"

Tuesday, June 22, 2021: Jason Windawi, PhD candidate in sociology at Princeton, “What Makes Guaranteed Income Durable?”


  • This op-ed by Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy in support of his proposal to remove control over appropriations from the legislature
  • This more skeptical overview from the former campaign manager of a Democratic state representative
  • For those who wish to dig deeper, two concise chapters from In K. Wilderquist & M. W. Howard (eds.), Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining its Suitability as a Model (2012), which you can find in this pdf.
    Groh, C., & Erickson, G, “The Improbable but True Story of How the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Came to Be” (pp. 15–40)
    Erickson, G., & Groh, C, “How the APF and PFD Operate: The Peculiar Mechanics of Alaska’s State Finances” (pp. 41–48)

View the session on Youtube here.