Fresh Economic Thinking
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FET #34: UBI, welfare, and economic disruption from AI
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FET #34: UBI, welfare, and economic disruption from AI

We discuss details on welfare design how they accommodate major economic change and disruption
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If the macroeconomy experiences a radical disruption, is a Universal Basic Income (UBI) going to help? How different is that from existing welfare systems?

And how likely is a rapid shock from a technology change like Artificial Intelligence (AI) compared to other shocks like we experience during COVID lockdowns?

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Fresh Economic Thinking
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Cameron Murray is famous for questioning sacred cows and conventional wisdoms of both left and right. We chat about Cameron's latest Twitter battle and then delve into a controversy. Wide-ranging analysis - no topic out of bounds - inequality, regulation, housing, superannuation, lockdowns, tax, war, the meaning of life.