Brazil and Basic Income & Covid

Lena Lavinas and Leandro Ferreira
Basic Income Earth Network BIEN, 2020
Level: beginner
Perspectives: Institutionalist Economics, Other, Post-Keynesian Economics
Topic: Buen Vivir, Socio-economics
Format: Panel Discussion
Duration: 54:07

In this video two Brazilian scholars discuss about the UBI (Universal Basic Income) proposal looking for the Brazilian reality. As the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic continues, several countries around the globe are looking to UBI as a way to support their populations. 

Comment from our editors:

Brazilian welfare system and social security institutionality are discussed in the light of UBI discussion which turned to be a hot topic during the pandemic as an important economic and social policy.

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