Ok, that makes sense.
Benji Lampel
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Not quite. A UBI doesn’t necessarily lead to an increase in marginal or effective tax rates for anyone (depends on how it’s implemented/paid for). You’re right that there is a potentially labor-reducing income effect from a UBI, but not necessarily a substitution effect. Here, the Russell Sage Foundation appears to be suggesting a change that would raise marginal and effective rates for millions of families.

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