Some theoretical musings on a basic income

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

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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
1 May 2020Published Online
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: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-02 - economics > CAH15-02-01 - economics
CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Poppy Surplice
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 09:19
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2022 16:34

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