Basic income payments increased full-time employment in California study

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This is the most useless study ever. First of all they only had 125 people participate. Anyone that knows anything about statistics knows this is a ridiculous sample size to come to any real conclusions. Secondly, and even more ridiculous, the employment of these people went up by 12% from February 2019 to February 2020. Of course it did! The unemployment rate across the country declined to historic levels from 2019 to 2020! The fact that only 12% gained employment over this timeframe tells me 88% decided they’d rather sit on the couch and collect their payment when it was the best time in 50 years to actually go get a job. The people that published this study implying there is any real positive relationship between UBI and generating meaningful employment are total frauds.

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