Justin Sandefur is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD). Prior to joining CGD, he spent two years as an adviser to Tanzania's national statistics office and worked as a research officer at Oxford University's Centre for the Study of African Economies. He holds a D.Phil. in economics from Oxford University. His research focusses on a wide range of topics, including education, poverty reduction, legal reform, and democratic governance.
Disintermediating the State: Would a universal basic income reduce poverty more than targeted programmes?
31 Mar 2017
Commenting on the discussion of the universal basic income in India’s Economic Survey 2016-17, Justin Sandefur contends that a modest version of UBI could potentially save money and shift expenditure in a progressive, pro-poor direction.
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