Universal Basic Income

The idea has already been around for a while, but is only recently gaining mainstream support. With employment in long-term decline as a consequence of automation and digital transformation, a growing number of experts tout a basic income guarantee as a means of averting the emergence of a new class of losers.


Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

Chris Hughes

St. Martin’s Press, 2018

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The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future

Andrew Yang

Hachette Book Group USA, 2018


Melissa S. Kearney and Magne Mogstad

Aspen Institute, 2019

Work, Income and Wealth in the 21st Century

Adair Turner

Institute for New Economic Thinking, 2018

Can We Restore Relational Equality?

Richard V. Reeves

Brookings Institution, 2018

How We Can Build the Ideal World

Rutger Bregman

Little, Brown US, 2017

This Is Why It Would Work, and How We Can Pay for It

Rutger Bregman

World Economic Forum, 2018

A simple and powerful idea for the twenty-first century

Philippe Van Parijs

Université catholique de Louvain, 2005

Dream or Delusion?

Tamzin Booth et al.

World Economic Forum, 2017

The Future of Work Summit

Scott Santens and Steve Clemons

The Atlantic, 2016