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Unpublished Paper
Basic Income's Third Wave
Unpublished (2017)
  • Karl Widerquist
Support for Unconditional Basic Income is growing so rapidly that the idea might seem to have appeared out of nowhere. But actually, support for it and other forms of Basic Income Guarantee has been growing slowly on average for over a century. The current increase in attention is the third and by far the largest wave of support UBI has received yet. Better understanding of the causes of the movement’s ups and downs will help us understand its prospects.
  • Basic Income,
  • Unconditional Basic Income,
  • Basic Income Guarantee,
  • Third Wave,
  • Negative Income Tax
Publication Date
Fall 2017
Citation Information
Karl Widerquist. "Basic Income's Third Wave" Unpublished (2017)
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