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56 Gonz. L. Rev. 483 (2020-2021)
The Tribal per Capita Payment Conundrum: Governance, Culture, and Incentives

handle is hein.journals/gonlr56 and id is 507 raw text is: THE TRIBAL PER CAPITA PAYMENT CONUNDRUM:
GOVERNANCE, CULTURE, AND INCENTIVES
Adam Crepelle*
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION................................................................................................ 484
I.     SOCIOECONOMIC   DATA  ....................................................................... 487
II.    HISTORY OF TRIBAL PER CAPITA PAYMENTS...................................... 489
III.   RULES GOVERNING TRIBAL CASINO PER CAPITA PAYMENTS............. 493
IV.    POSITIVE EFFECTS OF PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.................................... 495
V.     POSSIBLE PROBLEMS WITH PER CAPITA PAYMENTS............................ 498
A. Per Capita Payments and Governance........................................498
1. Public Choice and Free Money Outside of Indian Country... 501
2. Tribes and Per Cap Related Governance Problems ............... 505
B. Per Capita Payments and Dependency........................................ 510
1. Unearned Income and Its Impact on People .......................... 511
2. Per Capita Payments and Tribal Sociocultural Problems ...... 514
VI.    INCENTIVES ARE THE ANSWER............................................................ 519
CONCLUSION................................................................................................... 527
*    Associate Professor at Southern University Law Center (SULC). Managing Fellow
of SULC's Native American Law and Policy Institute. Research Fellow of the Center for
Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh. Thanks to Joseph Austin, Thomas
Flanagan, Bruce Johnsen, Ilia Murtazashvili, and Dominic Parker for their comments on this
paper.

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