In the Media | January 2017

Why a Universal Basic Income Is a Poor Substitute for a Guaranteed Job

By Claire Connelly
ABC News, January 18, 2017. All Rights Reserved.

Creating a universal basic income as a means of addressing unemployment and productivity problems has become the topic du-jour as workers become increasingly separated from the means of production, with even modest salaries failing to cover the cost of living. 

Consequently, Australian taxpayers have had to take on a greater burden of debt to support themselves....


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Working Paper No. 902
The Job Guarantee
Design, Jobs, and Implementation
Author(s): Pavlina R. Tcherneva
April 2018

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