Citizen's Basic Income

An unconditional, nonwithdrawable income paid to every individual as a right of citizenship.

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4th January 2017

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction

A new introductory booklet is now available: Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction, 2017 Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Four frequently asked Read More

7th July 2017

European opinion survey

A recent opinion poll conducted in six European countries has shown that both understanding and approval of Citizen’s Basic Income are increasing rapidly, with 63 per cent of polled individuals Read More

7th July 2017


Two recent conferences – the annual Foundation for International Social Security Studies conference in Sigtuna, Sweden, and a sociology of law workshop at Oñati, Spain – shared a significant characteristic. Read More

6th July 2017

Two working papers from the Institute for Social and Economic Research

The Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex has published two working papers: Reducing poverty and inequality through tax-benefit reform and the minimum wage: the UK Read More

4th July 2017

July 2017 update

To read the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s July 2017 update, click here.          

4th July 2017

A review of articles by David Piachaud and John Kay

David Piachaud, Citizen’s Income: Rights and wrongs, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics, 2016, John Kay, ‘The Basics of Basic Income’, Intereconomics, Mar 2017, Vol.52(2), pp.69-74 Read More