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    Basic Income in a Pandemic and Beyond

David Calnitsky, Assistant Professor

PhD, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Calnitsky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Western University. His research interests include work, poverty, social policy, and social theory, and his empirical work has examined the impact of basic income on a range of outcomes, from wages and labor market participation to social stigma and gender dynamics. This work has been published in Socio-economic Review, Sociological Theory, Social Problems, Catalyst, Canadian Review of Sociology, Contexts, and Social Science History. More recently, he has been doing research on the welfare state, collective action, and social change.

Areas of Specialization

  • Economic Sociology;
  • Inequality;
  • Gender;
  • Work;
  • Poverty;
  • Social theory;
  • Social policy;

Selected Publications