According to the OECD, basic income (BI) is not an effective tool for reducing poverty. However, the outcome would depend on the model chosen for implementing a BI system, as well as the changes made in other parts of social protection.
Most people with a basic income will live a lot like they do now. They will have a more stable income. They will worry less about many of their friends and family. This cuts into the number of people who would choose the couch.
Towards a Basic Income A Targeted Universal Framework for Shared Prosperity and Enduring Progress By Mark Gomez May 30, 2017 There is more than enough in the American economy, not merely to end poverty, but for everyone to prosper. And in the next 40 years, the economy will double again. Now is the time to construct a framework
I call for accompanying a UBI with reforms in the domain of public interest services. The analysis will help one to imagine how the work experience could be transformed to contribute to happiness in a UBI society.
An economic study of Iran’s Basic Income, which was implemented to make it easier to phase out expensive (and ecologically destructive) fuel subsidies, shows that there have been no negative effects on employment.