Guy Standing is a Professorial Research Associate at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He was previously Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath and Professor of Labor Economics at Monash University in Melbourne. Before that, he was Director of the ILO’s Socio-Economic Security Program and Director of the ILO’s Labor Market Policies Branch. Standing is a Founder and Honorary Co-President of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). His most recent books are The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay (2016); Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India (2015), with S. Davala, R. Jhabvala, and S.K. Mehta; A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014); and The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011; third edition, 2016).