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Panel Discussion: Universal Basic Income in the U.S. – Insights from Research and Practice

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Panel Discussion: Universal Basic Income in the U.S. – Insights from Research and Practice

Join the Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement program as we host a panel discussion of experts who will speak on the evidence and practice for universal basic income as a social policy strategy for improving health and wellbeing. Panelists will share current evidence, discuss lessons from existing city-led pilot demonstrations, and provide recommendations to inform national policy.

Moderator:

  • Jeffrey Liebman, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy; Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Panelists:

  • Amy Castro Baker, Assistant Professor of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania; Co-Principal Investigator, Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration
  • Geoffrey Canada, President, Harlem’s Children Zone
  • Natalie Foster, Senior Fellow, The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative; Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Economic Security Project
  • Sumbul Siddiqui, Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Calendar(s):
Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event type(s):
Lectures / Seminars / Forums, Virtual Events
Website:
https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdOGoqz0qGtae7cErgXapwe_EKxsaDu_U
Registration:
https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdOGoqz0qGtae7cErgXapwe_EKxsaDu_U