Thoma’s article discusses this year’s World Economic Forum in which serious discussions were held on what society can do to prepare ourselves for technological unemployment.  In his article, Thoma mentions a basic income as one such avenue to ensure a basic standard of living for all.

Mark Thoma, “What happens if robots take all the jobs”, CBS News, 21 January 2016.

About Josh Martin

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Josh Martin is a recent graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science where he received an MSc in Social Policy and Planning and wrote his dissertation on the universal basic income as a possible solution to the problems facing Universal Credit in the UK. Prior to LSE, he attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and is originally from Decorah, Iowa.