Some people think that if all members of society receive a basic income, people will not want to work. However, according to the results of basic income experiments in Iran and Finland, the number of workers and their working hours did not decrease after people received a basic income.
In the current welfare system, unemployment benefits are paid to unemployed and underemployed people. If an unemployed person gets a casual job and earns a small wage, it will be deducted from their welfare payments. So the underemployed remain dependent on welfare and unmotivated to find employment. This is […]