What Alaska Can Teach Us About Universal Basic Income

On What’d You Miss This Week, Joe Weisenthal, Julia Chatterley and Lisa Abramowicz, who filled in for Scarlet Fu who is on vacation, spoke with Damon Jones, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy about universal basic income. Once a fringe policy prescription, the idea is starting to gain more mainstream traction. Harris’s research on the Alaska Permanent Fund found it doesn’t cause people to leave the workforce --dispelling on of the biggest arguments against it.

They also spoke with Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman Global Head of Currency Strategy about the recent market correction and why the U.S. stock market is overvalued according to one model. Then David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy CEO & Founder and Author of "The Facebook Effect" joined to discuss if the social network can ever learn how to police all of its content.

Running time 22:21

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