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Gigi Foster, “Universal basic income: the dangerous idea of 2016”

Credit to The Conversation Universal basic income (UBI) has gain traction in the developed world. Some citizens in Australia support it. Gigi Foster, Associate Professor in the School of Economics at University of New South Wales, said, “…while good in theory, it’s no panacea for the challenges of our modern economy.” That is, UBI is gaining traction in the developed

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AUSTRALIA: Productivity Commission report tentatively broaches BI

The Productivity Commission of the Australian Government has released a research paper entitled ‘Digital Disruption: What do governments need to do?‘ on 15th June 2016. The paper looks at the role of government in the face of ‘potentially disruptive technological change.’ A universal basic income is refereed as a long term consideration: While Australia’s tax and transfer system will continue to play

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