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wasoxygen  ·  1482 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FINLAND: New Government Commits to a Basic Income Experiment

    $500 or so a month, and they would probably just spend it on entertainment or some other services anyway, which is good for the economy

The $500 has to be taken out of the economy before it can be injected back in. This benefit is exactly offset by the cost, if we ignore administrative costs.