Some theoretical musings on a basic income

Hearne, D. (2020) Some theoretical musings on a basic income. Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Abstract

Basic income schemes are frequently derided as being unaffordable[1]. In order to assess the theoretical validity of this claim, it is necessary to elucidate how a basic income differs from most existing social protection schemes. Social protection (often colloquially labelled “benefits” in the UK, or “welfare” in the USA[2]) as currently implemented across the world has one defining feature: conditionality.

Item Type: Other
Date: 1 May 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: Basic Income, BCU, Birmingham City University, CBS, Centre for Brexit Studies, Economy, Income, UK, UK Economy, UK Government, UK Parliament PoliticsUniversal Basic Income
Subjects: L100 Economics
L200 Politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Surplice
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 09:19
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 09:19
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9700

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