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Reykjavik, Iceland: International Conference of Europeanist – Panel on Politics of Universal Basic Income

A panel on Politics of Universal Basic Income is being summoned at the next 27th International Conference of Europeanists, which will be held in Reykjavik (Iceland), on the 22-24th of June 2020. For that purpose, a Call for Papers has been launched, and submissions are being accepted up until the 10th of October, according to these instructions.

In this panel, there is an interest in empirical studies that look at the social and political processes surrounding UBIs discussions, including pilot test and experiment designs and implementations, either at the local, national or supranational level, in Europe and elsewhere.

The specific panel is being orgazined by César Guzmán-Concha (Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow, Université de Genève; Visiting Fellow, European University Institute)

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One comment

  • Mikus M. Josephus Wolff

    I think that a global basic income should be quite high so that escape from poverty does not remain imperative. In my view, that would be the average income of Brazil, which is relatively high, close to EUR 650 per month. For most people in impoverished, low-income countries, that would be a ray of hope they could not grasp, but for people in high-income countries too, it would still be a significant addition to defusing some of their worries there.

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