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Table 1 Simulated tax-benefit scenarios

From: Developing an integrated microsimulation model for the impact of fiscal policies on child health in Europe: the example of childhood obesity in Italy

  Baseline (BS) Basic income (BI) Poverty reduction (PR) New-borns benefit (NB) Child benefit (CB)
BI1 BI2 PR1 PR2 NB1 NB2 CB1 CB2
Eligibility All All Households with per capita income < €500 monthly Households with per capita income < €500 monthly Households with per capita income < €500 monthly Households with per capita income < €500 monthly Households with per capita income < €500 monthly Households with per capita income < €500 monthly
Benefit amount €100 €100 €100 €100 €500 €500 €500 €500
Periodicity Yearly Monthly Yearly Monthly Yearly Monthly Yearly Monthly
Recipients All household members All household members All household members All household members Every child < 1 year old Every child < 1 year old Every child < 5 years old Every child < 5 years old
  1. Note: Each simulated fiscal policy has two levels of intensity keeping other features fixed. The same benefit amount is given once a year or once a month