What is Universal Basic Income? What do we know from the research?
What are the opportunities and risks?
Though the ideas behind Universal Basic Income (UBI) are not new, as concern about the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 grows, calls for relief plans that include direct cash payments are increasing. In response to member interest, the EITC Funders Network and Economic Opportunity Funders (EOF) have started putting together resources and perspectives on UBI.
Click here to view a selection of resources as well as video interviews with Mia Birdsong and Bob Greenstein about the potential and the cautions in this space (note that these interviews were recorded prior to the coronavirus outbreak).