The Future of Work, Technology and a Basic Income

April 7-8, 2017 

Keynote Speakers:

Evelyn Forget (University of Manitoba)

Philippe Van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain)

Matt Zwolinski (University of San Diego)

Workshop Registration and Meals
Getting to Bowling Green
Please direct all inquiries to Department Chair, Michael Weber,


Workshop Schedule

(All sessions held at BGSU Mileti Alumni Center)
Friday, April 7

9-10:    Michael Cholbi (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona),
            “Is There a Moral Obligation to Work?”

10-11:    Daniel Hemel (Univesity of Chicago, Law)/Miranda Fleischer (University of San Diego, Law),
            “The Libertarian Case for a Universal Basic Income”

11 –12:30: Evelyn Forget (University of Manitoba),
                “Basic Income and the Meaning of Work”

2-3:30:  Philippe van Parijs (Universite Catholique de Louvain),
                “A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy”

4-5:    Douglas MacKay (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill),
            “Basic Income, Cash Transfers, and Welfare State Paternalism"

Saturday, April 8

10 -11:    Jessica Flanigan (University of Richmond),
            “An Anarchist Defense of Basic Income”

11-12:30:    Matt Zwolinski (University of San Diego),
                “A Hayekian Case for Free Markets and a Basic Income”

2-3:    Vida Panitch (Carleton University),
            “Basic Income and Intimate Labor”

3-4:    Frauke Schmode (Bavarian School of Public Policy),
            “Basic Income and the Future of Bad Work”

4-5:    Justin Tosi (University of Michigan),
            “Relational Sufficientarianism”