Mike Danson speaks on the value of and shared learning from universal basic income models and lessons of UBI at Green European Foundation event (November 2nd 2021)

More and more pilot programs are being developed to test the idea of Universal Basic around the world. What have been the results and what lessons can we learn from them?

This event was organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Transición Verde and with the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation. (The European Parliament is not responsible for the content of this event).

For more details on this webinar event and related UBI Project focus see here:

https://gef.eu/event/pilot-projects-on-ubi/

Mike Danson : Professor Mike Danson is an economist, Professor Emeritus of Enterprise Policy, Heriot-Watt University, Visiting Professor in Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde, and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He has published widely on rural, regional and island economies, microbreweries, minority languages, and many other areas of Scottish economic policy and social development. Chair of Basic Income Network Scotland, Chair of the 2021 BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network) world congress, depute Convenor Jimmy Reid Foundation, Trustee of Nordic Horizons and Community Renewal, Mike was on the Scottish Government’s Just Transition Commission and has advised, national and international organisations: OECD, WHO, EC, trades unions and community groups. Mike is Co-Director of the Scottish Centre for Island Studies. Contact: michael.danson@hw.ac.uk.

For more information on UBI research and policy focus in Scotland see:

https://www.ubilabnetwork.org/basic-income-in-the-news/peace-of-mind-exploring-universal-basic-incomes-potential-to-improve-mental-health