(CNN) Here is a look at the life of Andrew Yang, entrepreneur and former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate .
PersonalBirth date: January 13, 1975Birth place: Schenectady, New YorkBirth name: Andrew M. YangFather: Kei-Hsiung Yang, researcher at IBM and GEMother: Nancy L. Yang, systems administratorMarriage: Evelyn (Lu) Yang (2011-present)Children: Two sonsEducation: B.A.
The primary proposal for his political platform was the idea of universal basic income (UBI).
Yang established Freedom Dividend, a pilot program to push for universal basic income, in which he personally funds monthly cash payments.
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