South Korea’s Universal Basic Income Experiment to Boost the Economy

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  1. Do you support the idea of universal basic income? If yes, is it appropriate to start it now? If not, do you think it will necessary in the future?
  2. What evidence or data would you need to see in order to assess the effectiveness of the universal basic income policy?
  3. Wealth inequality is severe and even accelerating, in many countries. What do you think are the key drivers?
  4. Do you believe people are being replaced by robots and AI? What do you think is a possible solution to unemployment caused by robots and AI?
  5. Governor Lee mentioned that universal basic income is an economic policy and not a welfare policy, thus it will be given to everyone regardless of their income. Do you support the idea?
  6. What would be an ideal amount for universal basic income? How did you come up with this figure?
  7. Are you concerned about privacy issues that may occur during the data collection process addressed in this video?
  8. Professor Ioana mentioned that transaction tracking can be used for political influence. Can you think of ways the government could use this data for political influence?
  9. – Can you think of examples of reflective systems?
  10. Do you think the robot tax will be too much of a burden for the corporate?
  11. Gyeonggi province is a rich province compared to other regions. Do you think it’s possible to expand the program to the national level?
  12. Please list the key points from the article, to summarize the story.
  13. Can you list the new vocabulary you learned from this article? What are the definitions of the vocabulary in this context? Can you make your own sentence with the words?
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