Economic Policy Trends: Better in Theory? Why a Basic Income is Not the Right Tool for this Moment

  • Anna Cameron
  • Gillian Petit

Abstract

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces more non-essential businesses to shutter and leaves a growing number of workers out of a job, policy experts, academics, and public figures alike have touted a basic income as the ideal policy for delivering financial relief to struggling Canadians.
Published
2020-04-02
Section
Communiqués