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ISBN: 9781459413504-03

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Basic Income is Good for Your Health

From: Basic Income for Canadians


Discusses the impact of basic income on health and well being by allowing recipients to buy more nutritious food, pay for medicines, and reduce social stigma associated with poverty.


Evelyn L. Forget

EVELYN L. FORGET is a health economist in the School of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. Several years ago she began researching the data associated with a basic income field experiment conducted in Manitoba in the 1970s. She has been consulted by governments and researchers in Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Finland, the Netherlands and Scotland on this topic . She lives in Winnipeg.