As the wide-ranging implications of the coronavirus pandemic become clear, renewed calls have been made – by academics, economists and politicians left and right – for an unconditional basic income (UBI) that would guarantee individuals regular payments, from the state, regardless of their economic activity. Beyond its potential benefits in normal times, there are suggestions that UBI could mitigate some of the most worrying…

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By Kathy Kotiadis, Kent Business School, University of Kent; Antuela A. Tako, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University; Christine S.M. Currie and Bhakti Stephan Onggo, CORMSIS, University of Southampton Business schools could play a crucial role in helping governments prepare for the next pandemic by developing the next generation of the modelling and simulation community. Simulation…

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This article was originally published on the RRBM blog as part of the COVID-19 Insights from Business Sustainability Scholars Series which brings together business researchers from multiple professional societies: Organizations and the Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management (ONE), Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN), Network…

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