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Universal Basic Income

The idea has been around for a while, but it's only recently begun to gain attention as well as some mainstream support. With employment in long-term decline due to demographics, automation and digital transformation, a growing number of experts are touting UBI as a means of managing changing labor dynamics.

Summaries

8 Book

The War on Normal People

The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future
Andrew Yang
Hachette Book Group USA, 2018
9 Report
Melissa S. Kearney and Magne Mogstad
Aspen Institute, 2019
Book

Fair Shot

Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn
Chris Hughes
St. Martin’s Press, 2018
9 Report

A Little Respect

Can We Restore Relational Equality?
Richard V. Reeves
Brookings Institution, 2018
8 Report

Capitalism in the Age of Robots

Work, Income and Wealth in the 21st Century
Adair Turner
Institute for New Economic Thinking, 2018
9 Article

Don't Believe in a Universal Basic Income?

This Is Why It Would Work, and How We Can Pay for It
Rutger Bregman
World Economic Forum, 2018
8 Book

Utopia for Realists

How We Can Build the Ideal World
Rutger Bregman
Little, Brown US, 2017
7 Article

Basic Income

A simple and powerful idea for the twenty-first century
Philippe Van Parijs
Université catholique de Louvain, 2005
7 Video

A Basic Income for All

Dream or Delusion?
Tamzin Booth et al.
World Economic Forum, 2017
8 Video

Income Without Work

The Future of Work Summit
Scott Santens and Steve Clemons
The Atlantic, 2016