Universal Basic Income (UBI): An Islamic perspective | Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Universal Basic Income (UBI): An Islamic perspective

24 Sep 2023

Is Universal Basic Income compatible with Islam. HBKU’s Abdulazeem Abozaid believes it is, and references history to make his case.

Abdulazeem Abozaid

Interest is growing in the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI), which entails the state providing its citizens with a fixed monthly amount for the rest of their lives. In this article, the College of Islamic Studies' Abdulazeem Abozaid makes the case that UBI is compatible with Islam, subject to conditions and controls.

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