Pritam Singh is a Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Oxford, and Emeritus Professor at Oxford Brookes University. He has served as a Research Associate at the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford, as well as a Visiting Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Moscow State University, and Federal University of Uberlandia. His work currently focuses on the sustainability implications of the spatial shift in global capitalism, and the dynamics of Indian capitalism, with an emphasis on decentralization and human rights. His books include Federalism, Nationalism and Development: India and the Punjab Economy and Economy, Culture and Human Rights: Turbulence in Punjab, India and Beyond. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Oxford.
Contribution to Debating the Precariat
A basic income alone is not transformative, but a feature of a broader ecosocialist vision of dismantling capitalism.