Four Steps to Making Guaranteed Income a Reality in Latin America

By Marcela Eslava, Andrés Zambrano, Andrés Álvarez

It’s a tough sell, but supporting Latin America’s low earners and unemployed is worth the fight. Here’s how to get it done.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on fighting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic See all 5 Big Ideas for recovery here: Guarantee Income | A New Trade Push | Universal Health CareNot Just GDP | Keep Kids in School Even before the coronavirus crisis hit, decades-long declines in Latin American poverty rates had begun to slow After an impressive reduction from around 40% at the turn of the century to less than 30% by 2012, those figures stagnated and, in some countries, increased slightly by the end of the last decade Due to COVID, there is a strong risk that this...

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