If Robots Come for Our Jobs, We Need More than Universal Basic Income
Kennedy School Review, 2018
8 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Date Written: March 20, 2018
Universal Basic Income may be a useful policy proposal for poverty alleviation and welfare modernization. If automation-caused mass unemployment becomes reality, however, government should instead help citizens transition to new jobs by improving retraining programs and income insurance.
Keywords: automation, universal basic income, social safety net
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