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Prospects and Challenges for a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) in Canada: What Have We Learned So Far?
January 24, 2020 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Please join us for an Economics Colloquium featuring four speakers:
Basic Income as a Tax Reform Initiative: Challenges and Options in a Federal Context
11:00 -12:00 (SCI 396)
Robin William Boadway, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics , Queen’s University
Is Canada Moving Toward a Basic Income?
1:00 – 2:00 (SCI 337)
Wayne Simpson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Manitoba
Reforming Income Security in British Columbia: Which Way Forward?
2:00 – 3:00 (SCI 337)
Jonathan Rhys Kesselman, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University
Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) Behavioural Responses:What Do We Know and What Do We Have to Learn?
3:00 – 4:00 (SCI 337)
Katherine Cuff, Professor, Department of Economics, McMaster University
Lunch Provided at 12:30 in SCI 337. No Registration required. Open to all to attend