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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