Changes in the labour market – is basic income the solution?

Changes in the labour market – is basic income the solution?

The Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ) hosts a public conference at the Nordic House in Reykjavík. Thursday, 5th of April 2018, 8.30 – 11.00 am.

Schedule

08.30 What is basic income? – Sigríður Ingibjörg Ingadóttir, economist at ASÍ

08.45 Five policies to deal with the threat of technological unemployment – Dr. Henning Meyer, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Social Europe and Managing Director of New Global Strategy

09.30 The basic income experiment in Finland: what is it and why is SAK critical of it? – Ilkka Kaukoranta, Chief Economist at The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)

10.15 Enriching humanity on an individual level – Halldóra Mogensen, MP for the Pirate Party and Chairman of the Welfare Committee of the Parliament.

Discussions

Moderator: Hildur Margrét Jóhannsdóttir, economist at ASÍ

The conference will be held in English and streamed online on ASÍ’s website: www.asi.is

Light breakfast provided. The event is public and free.