The Nordic model assumes a rested worker is a productive worker. “But it’s not just our own history we have to look toward. Too often, we’re unaware of societies that have tackled similar economic problems and taken giant strides forward; without that knowledge, it’s hard to visualize the big changes we need to make.” Source: […]
This is true whether the knowledge worker commands advanced knowledge, like a surgeon, or simple and fairly elementary knowledge, like a junior accountant. In either case it is the knowledge investment that determines whether the employee is productive or not, more than the tools, machines, and capital furnished by an organization. The industrial worker needed […]
Another post in which I try to get a firmer grasp on Universal Basic Income.
The citizen’s investment is whatever they contribute to the progress of the country, and the Universal Basic Income (UBI) is their share of the “dividend of progress” of the country as a whole.