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Examining the potential impact of a basic income on social entrepreneurs

How can a basic income stimulate more innovation and entrepreneurship? This paper presents the results of a new survey administered to 1,473 members of Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) as well as a focus group and several individual case study interviews to examine the potential impact of a basic income on social entrepreneurship.

May 25, 2017 Visit Site
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Pilot Lessons: How to design a basic income pilot project for Ontario

This report opens up a conversation on basic income for Ontarians by exploring how its benefits could extend beyond poverty alleviation to include impact on entrepreneurship, innovation and our society’s relationship to work in general.

September 26, 2016 Visit Site
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Sharing the Road: The Promise and Perils of Shared Mobility in the GTHA

This report makes a series of recommendations for building a robust and flexible transportation system that can effectively respond to the emergence of “shared mobility” in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. This is a key area of research in transportation planning from economic, social, and environmental perspectives.

September 21, 2016 Visit Site
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Policymaking for the Sharing Economy: Beyond Whack-A-Mole

Across the economy, informal and lightly-regulated marketplaces are emerging that directly connect individuals and small businesses. New technology platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are accelerating the advent of the “sharing economy” with rapid speed and massive scale. This report looks at the public policy questions raised by the sharing economy and makes recommendations…

April 29, 2015 Visit Site