On the 26.10.2020, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Neumärker introduced his model of a Net Basic Income to the German Parliament’s Petitions Committee, with the intent of a direct implementation in times of the Corona-Crisis, and with the option to extend it to a full Basic Income once the crisis has passed.
The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow invited Enno Schmidt to the international forum “Growth or Recession: What to Expect?”
Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS) has been established at the University of Freiburg, Germany.
Within the event series “Freiburg Discourses”, Prof. Dr. Friederike Spiecker and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Neumärker met at the University of Freiburg for a discussion on UBI.
An Austrian team of scientists established a FRIBIS group about the effects of a change in the tax system on consumption tax/value-added tax, and VAT as a form of financing the UBI.
On 19th Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress in August 2019 in Hyderabad, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Neumärker and research assistant Enno Schmidt presented the Götz Werner Chair of the University of Freiburg.
The professorship, endowed by Prof. Götz W. Werner and his wife Beatrice Werner, is intended to serve research into the unconditional basic income and to provide the public debate with profound scientific results up to and including the implementation of the BGE.