«Inequality is not just about a skewed distribution of income. This is down do a serious imbalance of a political system»

Conference “Basic income as a prologue to XXI-century social policy” was held in November last year by the Higher School of Economics with support from the The European Dialogue Expert Group and Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Russia. We have already published the key points and conclusions and now we are delighted to offer you transcripts of keynote speakers’ presentations as part of Unconditional Basic Income, a special project undertaken by the Group. Grigory Udin, senior researcher, Laboratory of socio-economic studies, Higher School of Economics, participated in the discussion having highlighted political risks associated with implementation of basic income

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