Bristol Festival of Ideas

Posted on October 7, 2020

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The Festival on 12 and 13 October will be about Basic Income.

On Monday 12 October, Stephanie Kelton will talk about ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy’. You can register here. The talk is based on her book with the same title which you can find here.

The following day, 13 October, the conference with the title ‘Is it time for Universal Basic Income?’ will take place online and as real event in Bristol. This is the schedule:

9:30 AM Welcome to the conference

9:40 AM Political Economy after COVID-19

10:50 AM Panel 1: Lessons from the Crisis: Central banks, fiscal policy, monetary financing, and sovereign money

1:00 PM Panel 2: Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy and Basic Income: Crisis responses and beyond

2:30 PM Panel 3: Universal Basic Income, Work and Welfare

4:00 PM Roundtable and Closing Remarks

If you are interested, you can register here.