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A Job Guarantee Program


SUMMARY.  All nations will eventually require a Job Guarantee (JG) or Universal Basic Income (UBI) program because of the irreversible loss of jobs resulting from automation and globalization.  An advantage of a JG over a UBI program (besides possible cultural issues) is that the JG improves the stability of prices (ie., reduces inflation/deflation possibilities) by acting as a counter-cyclical automatic stabilizer, ie., JG spending increases automatically as private sector spending decreases, and vice versa.  The JG programs I've seen described range from wasteful to unworkable.  So I've taken a pass at one I believe is better.  Its advantages are:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (LG) selects and manages the paid work offered.

LG Supervisor (LGS) is an elected Local Government official.
Gives local people influence over local program.

LG Manager (LGM)

LG Participant (LGP)

STATE GOVERNMENT

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

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