S4 Ep 10: Universal basic income in Kenya

In this episode of VoxDevTalks, Tavneet Suri, scientific director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Africa, discusses new evidence from a long-term, large-scale experiment in Kenya co-authored by J-PAL co-director Abhijit Banerjee evaluating the impacts of providing a universal basic income. Tavneet describes the potential benefits and costs of a UBI in the developing world, what setting up an experiment of this scale involved, and what they have discovered so far.