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

16th January 2018

A Citizen’s Basic Income Day at the London School of Economics, 20th February 2018

Readers will be interested to hear that during the LSE Festival, Tuesday 20th February will be a Citizen’s Basic Income Day. The morning and afternoon will consist of lively mixtures Read More

13th January 2018

The Guardian publishes a critique of the Finnish experiment

An article in The Guardian studies how the Finnish experiment is working out: … The Finnish experiment’s design and objectives mean it should perhaps not really be seen as a Read More

11th January 2018

A Guardian podcast of a debate on Citizen’s Basic Income

The Guardian has published a podcast of a debate on Citizen’s Basic Income (start to listen at 16:00 minutes): Could a universal basic income be a solution to precarious work, Read More

9th January 2018

Robert J. Brent, Advanced Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis

Robert J. Brent, Advanced Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis, Edward Elgar, 2017, xiv + 139 pp, 1 78536 176 0, pbk, £17.95 This book does precisely what an ‘introduction’ to cost-benefit Read More

8th January 2018

Alternatives to Citizen’s Basic Income

Discussion of alternatives to Citizen’s Basic Income are increasingly debated, so we are here publishing for the first time a paper prepared in 2015 for a consultation organised by some Read More