Research Webinars

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Strategies: Basic Income


This webinar will address a number of issues about the design of basic income  policies, such as eligibility (universal x targeted), insertion into the social  protection system (replacement x complementarity to existing programs),  impact on the job market (beneficiary propension to work), feasibility  (are UBI possible in developing countries?), impact (what does international  experience teach us) and funding (budget-neutrality x progressive taxation).  The debate aims to provide insights for the pos-Covid-19 economic recovery strategy.

Luiz Eugênio Mello
Scientific Director, São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Marta Arretche
Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of São Paulo (USP) and Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM), Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPID/FAPESP)


Ugo Gentilini  
Social Protection and Labor Global Practice at the World Bank

Naércio Menezes Filho
Institute of Education and Research (INSPER) and School of Economics, Management, Accounting and Actuarial Sciences (FEA-USP)  

Rozane Siqueira  
Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)

Rodrigo Orair  
Institute for Applied Economic Research – IPEA



You can participate in a Q & A panel. Please, send your comments and questions to live@fapesp.br.

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