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Why has the pandemic increased support for Universal Basic Income?

Nettle, Daniel (2020) Why has the pandemic increased support for Universal Basic Income? British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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COVID-19 has led to a marked increase in positive discussion of Universal Basic Income in political and media circles. Yet we do not know whether there has been a corresponding increase in support for the policy in the public at large, and if so why. Daniel Nettle presents two studies on this question carried out in April and May 2020. The results illustrate how the pandemic has brought about shifts in policy preferences, through changes in citizens’ perceptions of what is important.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 13:24
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2023 14:15

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