Wednesday April 1, 2020

5 steps to rolling out a basic minimum income

A conference has been told how the state could solve joblessness and welfare crux

22nd November, 2016
Time for a basic income for all? Pic: Pixabay

The independent think-tank Social Justice Ireland has organised a Social Policy Conference which today heard that the payment could be the solution to joblessness and welfare cycle in Ireland.

Here's how the idea could work in principle:

Ronan Lyons, assistant professor of economics at Trinity College, presented another approach of partial basic income as a universal housing subsidy.

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