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Jun 20, 2018
Arvind Subramanian quits as CEA; thanks his team and says he's committed to serving the country in futureUnion Minister Arun Jaitley said that Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the ministry after nearly 4 years because of "pressing family commitments"
Jun 05, 2018
California city plans 'no strings' guaranteed basic monthly income of $500 for residents from early 2019Michael Tubbs, the 27-year-old mayor of Stockton, California, has a radical plan to combat poverty in his cash-strapped city: a "no strings" guaranteed basic income of $500 a month for its residents.
Mar 24, 2018
Raghuram Rajan urges India to embrace technology despite fears of Artificial Intelligence taking over jobsFormer RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan expressed fears that Artificial Intelligence would take up jobs — both high skilled and unskilled
Jun 13, 2017
Can we lift the poor out of their poverty by paying them Rs 21 per day? The CEA and the FM think soThe paltry sum of Rs 21 per day would still be a revolutionary gift if it would be given by a sensitive government as an add-on benefit to the poor
Apr 07, 2017
Basic income to plug welfare leakage: J&K wants to experiment, will others follow too?How long should `welfare’ be allowed to be a cloak for unchecked leakage, diversion and corruption from government programmes?
Feb 25, 2017
Universal Basic Income only after withdrawal of present schemes, says Arvind SubramanianAdvantage of UBI is a very interesting way of overcoming the problem of governmental targeted spending, said Arvind Subramanian
Feb 06, 2017
FIPB abolition, emphasis on housing are good gestures, but implementation holds keyImplementation of UBI would have helped the ruling party in expanding its support base beyond traditional segment apart from strengthening rural demand and sustaining economy in the long run
Feb 01, 2017
Economic Survey is full of good ideas: Will FM retain GDP growth estimate of CEA?Array
Jan 31, 2017
Economic Survey: Implementing Universal Basic Income needs a strong political willEconomic Surevypoints out that UBI should be an alternative, not an add-on, to the various social welfare schemes currently in force
Jan 30, 2017
Exclusive: Why I fear Union Budget 2017, Yogendra Yadav writes for FirstpostYogendra Yadav fears that if Arun Jaitley indeed announces Universal Basic Income in the Union Budget, it will just be a parody. From the signals, what the government is thinking about is neither universal nor basic income