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

12th June 2017

New OECD publication, Basic Income as a Policy Option: Can it add up?

OECD, Basic Income as a Policy Option: Can it add up? OECD Publishing, Paris. Download the publication here. This paper, along with related data and technical information, is a valuable Read More

12th June 2017

New IPR report, Exploring the Distributional and Work Incentive Effects of Plausible Illustrative Basic Income Schemes

Luke Martinelli, Exploring the Distributional and Work Incentive Effects of Plausible Illustrative Basic Income Schemes, Bath: Institute for Policy Research, free to download  This second paper from the Institute for Read More

12th June 2017

Jonathan Bartley explains why the Green Party recommends a Basic Income

To read Jonathan Bartley’s recent article in The Guardian, click here. … As things stand, the answer to questions about the fate of working people is sadly easy to predict. Read More

12th June 2017

New microsimulation research on an illustrative Citizen’s Basic Income scheme

The Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex has published a new working paper containing up to date microsimulation research on an illustrative Citizen’s Basic Income Read More

30th May 2017

Mark Zuckerberg calls for a Citizen’s Basic Income

The Independent reports that Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, has recommended a Citizen’s Basic Income. Click here to read the article.