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Guy Standing is Research Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

He was previously Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath and Professor of Labour Economics at Monash University in Australia, and was director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organization, in the United Nations. He is a co-founder and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network.

His books include The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011), A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014), Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship (2009) and Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India (2015).

Books

The Corruption of Capitalism