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Basic Income: Money for Nothing? Davos 2018

Original Broadcast Date:
February 24, 2018(UTC)

Wages without work: people around the world are debating the idea of a Guaranteed basic income to reduce inequality and insecurity. Could it help the economy and change the way we think about work?


Guy Standing

Research Professor in Development Studies, University of London

Stewart Butterfield

Chief Executive Officer, Slack

Yasuhiro Sato

President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mizuho Financial Group Inc.

Minouche Shafik

Director, London School of Economics and Political Science


Kenji Kohno

Bureau Chief, NHK General Bureau for America