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Basic Income and Disability

Simon Duffy, building on his work with Jim Elder-Woodward, outlines the case for using basic income principles to reform disability benefits. 

These slides will form part of a presentation at Inclusion Europe's conference: Europe in Action taking place in Vilnius in June 2019.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Slides on Basic Income and Disability © Simon Duffy 2019.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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