June 3, 2024
Smart Talk: UBI – What It Is and Why We Need It

This edition of Smart Talk features Dr. Karl Widerquist, Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University – Qatar. Professor Widerquist defines what UBI is, how it works and why it differs from other redistributional policies. He summarizes the arguments for and against UBI, discusses its potential costs, the options for paying for it as well as the existing evidence on its probable effects.