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.


The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Employment and Public Policy

Darrell M. West

Brookings Institution, 2015

Dream or Delusion?

Tamzin Booth et al.

World Economic Forum, 2017

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

Can We Restore Relational Equality?

Richard V. Reeves

Brookings Institution, 2018

A simple and powerful idea for the twenty-first century

Philippe Van Parijs

Université catholique de Louvain, 2005

The Future of Work Summit

Scott Santens and Steve Clemons

The Atlantic, 2016

Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

Chris Hughes

St. Martin’s Press, 2018

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Work, Income and Wealth in the 21st Century

Adair Turner

Institute for New Economic Thinking, 2018

How We Can Build the Ideal World

Rutger Bregman

Little, Brown US, 2017