Guy Standing is a British professor of Development Studies at the University of London, and co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network. He has written widely in the areas of labour economics, labour market policy, unemployment, labour market flexibility, structural adjustment policies and social protection. His recent work has concerned the emerging precariat class and the need to move towards unconditional basic income and deliberative democracy.
There will be a panel discussion following Dr. Standing's lecture, featuring: Stephanie Smith, BCGEU; Ivan Limpright, UFCW; Irene Lanzinger, BCFED; and Kendra Strauss, SFU Labour Studies Program.
More information at: Dr. Guy Standing
655 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
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