Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics Radio

Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income?

April 13, 201636 min
A lot of full-time jobs in the modern economy simply don't pay a living wage. And even those jobs may be obliterated by new technologies. What's to be done so that financially vulnerable people aren't just crushed? It may finally be time for an idea that economists have promoted for decades.

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