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.
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.
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.