Identifying Important Empirical Claims in the UBI Debate

  • Karl WiderquistEmail author
Part of the Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee book series (BIG)


This chapter proposes a list of important empirical claims made by supporters and opponents of Universal Basic Income (UBI) in an effort to identify what empirical questions UBI experiments should focus on and how researchers can relate experimental findings to the things people really want to know about UBI.


Basic income experiments Negative Income Tax experiments Social science experiments Basic income Universal Basic Income Inequality Poverty 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgetown University in QatarDohaQatar

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