Geoffrey Hodgson is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Institutional Economics, published by Cambridge University Press. He has written 16 books, over 140 articles in academic journals, and over 80 articles in academic books. His principal fields of academic interest are: institutional economics, evolutionary economics, the methodology of economics, the history of economic thought, the nature of the firm, social theory. Geoffrey is also the secretary of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research.
Two distinct ideas are being promoted to help fix Britain’s broken social security system and badly depleted public services. The first idea – of basic income (BI) – seeks a