Essays about: "unconditional basic income"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words unconditional basic income.

  1. 1. No agency, no sustainability : conceptualising the loss of agency and how to restore it for sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jan Peter Glock; [2017]
    Keywords : agency; unconditional basic income; neoliberalism; insecurity; structural transformation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic climate change and environmental degradation demand humanity to depart from the growth imperative forming the economic structure of the world. In other words: Structural transformation is needed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Basic Income: A Comparative Study of Brazil and India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Aisha Hassan; [2016]
    Keywords : Basic Income; Brazil; India; Comparative Study; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Do we know enough about Basic Income (BI) to support or discharge it? In this paper, two studies on the subject are reviewed in order to answer this question. One is the pilot study of Unconditional Basic Income in rural India (conducted by SEWA and UNICEF in 2011-2013) and the other is the Bolsa Escola/ Bolsa Familia program that was launched in Brazil in 1995 and is still ongoing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Basic Income Combat Social Exclusion? An Investigation into the Potential Effects of a Basic Income

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Colm Flaherty; [2015]
    Keywords : Basic Income; Social Exclusion; Welfare State; Welfare Policies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, the welfare state has found itself unable to combat issues such as unemployment and poverty, forcing an ever-increasing share of the population to face an increasingly precarious existence. In light of this situation, a growing number of activists and academics have begun to embrace a new means for combating such issues, basic income. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Stories We Tell : Designing Values-Oriented Narratives of Radical Change Initiatives Towards Sustainability

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Sérgio Alves; Wiebke Fercho; Erica Scott; [2014]
    Keywords : Guidelines; Human values; Narrative; Sustainability Communication; Strategic Sustainable Development; Values-oriented narrative;

    Abstract : While extensive communication around the sustainability challenges have lead to increased awareness, the expected behavior change correspondent to that level of awareness has not been observed. After decades of information-based sustainability communication the research community recognizes values as important drivers of peoples behavior. READ MORE

  5. 5. Club Convergence in the European Union - Analyzing the Impact of the Financial Crisis of 2008

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Johannes-Herkules Stefanoudakis; [2012]
    Keywords : Club Convergence; European Union; Financial Crisis; Conditional convergence; Spatial Dependencies;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to empirically identify the impact of the financial crisis of 2008 on the mechanisms of within-club convergence of GDP per capita, for the 27 member countries of the European Union. To tackle this issue, the author first uses spatial filtering methods to identify club formation under a concept of bimodal distribution and then proposes a two-stage framework in which unconditional and conditional convergence are estimated before and after the crisis period. READ MORE