Dan Banik: Can universal basic income be an effective strategy to combat the worldwide surge in Covid-19 cases?

– Given the size and importance of the informal economy in most low-income countries, where large parts of the population are not covered by social protection programmes, a temporary basic income would enable individuals and their families to stay at home while giving governments the tools to effectively enforce periodic lockdowns and help local businesses, writes Banik.

Dan Banik

Read the article in the Nation, Malawi.

Publisert 4. aug. 2020 10:45 - Sist endret 4. aug. 2020 10:45