Universal Basic Income – not the answer to poverty

Posted on 11 May 2018   Categories: Rethinking Poverty Related Tags:  

Universal basic income (UBI), or citizens’ basic income, is one of the ideas put forward in Barry Knight’s book Rethinking Poverty: What makes a good society? as a ‘promising area for further work’. Here Chris Goulden of Joseph Rowntree Foundation argues that, far from being the answer to poverty, UBI will actually increase poverty ‘unless modified beyond recognition’.

This was originally posted on the 25th April 2018, on the JRF blog.

Posted on 11 May 2018   Categories: Rethinking Poverty Related Tags:  

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