If everybody were given a guaranteed basic income calculated as a share of the national income, would citizens have a collective interest in how the entire economy evolves? Meet Professor Kalle Moene, as he provides insightful answers to questions of poverty, inequality and overall economic performance. Professor Kalle Moene is a man driven by the humane side of economics who continues to provide insightful answers to questions of poverty, inequality and overall economic performance. An experienced economist and Leader of the Centre of Equality, Social Organisation and Performance at the University of Oslo (UiO), Kalle received the Norwegian Akademikerprisen (Academic Prize) in 2011 and was recognized by the Norwegian Research council for Excellent Research the same year. Most recently in 2016, he received the Fridtjof Nansen prize for Outstanding Research. Kalle has a strong interest in inequality, labor markets, welfare states and economic development in poor and rich countries. He believes that many of the world’s current problems related to inequality can only be solved by interdisciplinary expertise and collaborative efforts.