Exploring Universal Basic Income: A Guide to Navigating Concepts, Evidence, and Practices

Editor: World Bank Group
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: World Bank

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-46-481458-7
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 47
Book Status: Available
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Drawing from global evidence, literature, and survey data, this volume provides a framework to elucidate issues and trade-offs in UBI with a view to help inform choices around its appropriateness and feasibility in different contexts.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Authors
  • Abbreviations
  • Overview: Exploring Universal Basic Income - Ugo Gentilini, Margaret Grosh, Jamele Rigolini, and Ruslan Yemtsov
  • Chapter 1. The Idea of Universal Basic Income - Ugo Gentilini, Margaret Grosh, and Ruslan Yemtsov
  • Chapter 2. UBI as Social Assistance: Comparative Models and Instruments - Ugo Gentilini and Margaret Grosh
  • Chapter 3. Universal Basic Income and Work - Francesca Bastagli
  • Chapter 4. Comparative Effects of Universal Basic Income: Emerging Issues and Estimates - Jamele Rigolini, Nora Lustig, Ugo Gentilini, Emma Monsalve, and Siyu Quan
  • Chapter 5. Financing a Universal Basic Income: A Primer - Teresa Ter-Minassian
  • Chapter 6. The Political Economy of Universal Basic Income - Jurgen De Wispelaere and Ruslan Yemtsov
  • Chapter 7. What Does It Take to Deliver a Universal Basic Income in Practice? - Christina Lowe, Margaret Grosh, Tina George, and Ugo Gentilini
  • Appendixes
  • A. UBI-Related Pilots
  • B. UBI-Related Proposals
  • C. Quantitative Evidence on Conditional and Unconditional Transfers
  • D. Microsimulations Data and Methodology
  • E. Annotated Bibliography