JFI contributed to the report’s section on basic income pilots
Feb 7, 2019
A task force established in 2018 by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends expansion and modernization of the Earned Income Tax Credit, as well as a guaranteed income pilot with $1000 a month to $1000 Chicagoans. The section co-authored by JFI staff Lauren Burns-Coady, Sidhya Balakrishnan, and Michael Stynes, and fellows Kapu Rao and Daniel Hertz, starts on p. 38.
The project website is here. Read the full report here.