How would it affect our economy if Bill and Melinda Gates dispersed their entire net worth to all the US citizens evenly?

Quora Digest

COMING, I’m going to write about QUORA. But at this moment I have to make bread.

But you may be interested in this response to the question about the Gates Foundation, from Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics George Mason University:

If Bill and Melinda Gates dispersed their entire net worth to  US citizens everyone in the US would get about $193 and millions of children in the developing world would die. (because Bill and Melinda Gates are devoting a large fraction of their wealth through their Foundation to saving lives in the developing world through the creation and distribution of new vaccines and other improvements.

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