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15th March 2019

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xi + 167 pp, 3 030 03848 9, hbk, £49.99 One of the Read More

15th March 2019

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income: Explaining path departure and policy departure in the age of austerity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, xix + 318 pp, hbk, 3-319-96210-8, £64.99 This book Read More

14th March 2019

New Economics Foundation, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance

Alfie Stirling and Sarah Arnold, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance: How we can change the tax system to be more progressive while increasing Read More

19th February 2019

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion?

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion? Free to download This report begins with an argument for Citizen’s Basic Income (here called a Universal Basic Income, or UBI): there Read More

4th February 2019

A new report on the Scottish pilot project feasibility study

Coryn Barclay, Julie McLachlan, and Mhairi Paterson, Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot, Dunfermline: Carnegie UK Trust, 2019, 1-912908-04-2, free to download.  This report is the result of Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More

3rd December 2018

Muschert et al, Global Agenda for Social Justice

Glenn W. Muschert, Kristen M. Budd, Michelle Christian, Brian V. Klockr, Jon Shefner and Robert Perrucci (eds), Global Agenda for Social Justice, Policy Press, 2018, xxii + 174 pp, 1 Read More

4th November 2018

Annie Miller, A Basic Income Handbook

Annie Miller, A Basic Income Handbook, Luath Press, 2017, 303 pp, 1 910 745786, pbk £12.99 Annie Miller’s Basic Income Handbook is an ambitious book which aims to provide nothing Read More

2nd October 2018

Guy Peters, Policy Problems and Policy Design

B. Guy Peters, Policy Problems and Policy Design, Edward Elgar, 2018, 1 78643 134 9, hbk, x + 172 pp, £65. The eBook is priced from £22 from Google Play, ebooks.com and other Read More

2nd October 2018

Millar and Sainsbury (eds) Understanding Social Security

Jane Millar and Roy Sainsbury (eds), Understanding Social Security, 3rd edition, Policy Press, 2018, xviii + 273 pp, pbk, 1 4473 3947 2, £28.99 Some new editions are slightly updated Read More