Troy Henderson is a Political Economist with a particular interest in Basic Income Studies, economic and social policy reform, and the Political Economy of Work. He is completing his PhD thesis on ‘Basic Income as a Policy Option for Australia’ (2020) and has extensive teaching experience across the Political Economy Curriculum. Between 2017 and 2019 he worked as a Research Economist at the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute. He has published widely on Basic Income and labour market issues, presented at numerous Australian and international conferences, and appeared regularly in the media. He is on the Local Organising Committee for the 21st Basic Income Earth Network Congress to be held in Brisbane in 2022.
A liveable income guarantee turns the idea of an unemployment benefit on its head.