Tag Archives: Utrecht

An Interview with Tim Dunlop (Part Two)

Interview by Scott Jacobsen *Conducted via email with minor edits.*   The economy has shifted into high gear for knowledge and ability, the currently labeled Knowledge Economy concomitant with the Fourth Industrial Revolution. How has this affected inequality based on standard metrics of knowledge and ability, such as credentials from post-secondary institutions in relevant disciplines?   It has pretty much

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Maria Sanchez Diez, “A Dutch city is giving money away to test the ‘basic income’ theory”

This article discusses the upcoming basic income experiment in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and compares it to the Canadian ‘Mincome’ project in Dauphin, Manitoba in the 1970s. Many questions still persist about basic income, and hopefully Utrecht will address some of them. Maria Sanchez Diez, “A Dutch city is giving money away to test the ‘basic income’ theory”, Quartz, 30 June

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Chris Weller, “A Dutch city is giving residents free money, no strings attached — here’s why it could work”

Weller discusses the upcoming Utrecht basic income experiment, arguing that basic income may have an impact that will not be translatable to the U.S. since Utrecht has such a small population and a higher proportion of part-time workers. Chris Weller, “A Dutch city is giving residents free money, no strings attached — here’s why it could work”, Business Insider, 30

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