Cap and Share: managing the share on a global level (from Sharing for Survival)

Feb 07, 2013 1 Comment by

There are two key questions that arise when one considers the practicalities of distributing the funds from the share in Cap and Share – or any other per-capita-based share of a common resource – globally: whether it would be physically possible to distribute equal allocations to every single adult or every single person in the world, and whether it would be wise.

In this article Caroline Whyte makes a case in favour of global per-capita allocations of funds (thus countering the arguments made by James Bruges in an earlier chapter of the book). She draws on recent development theory, technological innovations and research on social and economic equity to bolster her argument.

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