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23rd January 2018

Otto Lehto, Basic Income around the world

Otto Lehto, Basic Income around the world: The unexpected benefits of unconditional cash transfers, Adam Smith Institute, 2018, 49 pp, free to download In 2015, the Adam Smith Institute published 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

20th December 2017

Birnbaum, Ferrarini, Nelson and Palme, The Generational Welfare Contract

Simon Birnbaum, Tommy Ferrarini, Kenneth Nelson and Joakim Palme, The Generational Welfare Contract: Edward Elgar, 2017, vi + 182 pp, 1 78347 102 7, hbk, £70 The agenda for this Read More

20th December 2017

Kate Murray, Fair and Free

Kate Murray (ed), Fair and Free: Labour, liberty and human rights, Fabian Society, 2017, x + 75 pp, pbk, 0 7163 0644 3, £9.95 An interesting issue raised at the Read More

20th December 2017

Pereira, Financing Basic Income

Richard Pereira (ed.), Financing Basic Income: Addressing the cost objection, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, xiii + 116 pp, hbk, 3 319 54267 6, £37.99 In his introductory chapter Richard Pereira sets Read More

20th December 2017

Phil Mullan, Creative Destruction

Phil Mullan, Creative Destruction: How to start an economic renaissance, Policy Press, 2017, ix + 348 pp, 1 4473 3611 2, pbk, £12.99 The agenda which this book tackles is Read More

20th December 2017

Danny Dorling, The Equality Effect

Danny Dorling, The Equality Effect: Improving life for everyone, New Internationalist, 2017, 280 pp, 1 78026 390 8, pbk, £9.99 Danny Dorling’s new book is in many ways similar to Read More

20th December 2017

Mark Walker, Free Money for All

Mark Walker, Free Money for All: A Basic Income Guarantee solution for the twenty-first century, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, xi + 249 pp, 1 137 47132 1, hbk, £75 This book Read More

20th December 2017

Roger A. McCain, Approaching Equality

Roger A. McCain, Approaching Equality: What can be done about wealth inequality, Edward Elgar, 2017, v + 224 pp, 1 78643 143, hbk, £75 This book tackles some important and Read More

20th December 2017

Jeffery Smith, Perfect Timing

Jeffery J. Smith, Perfect Timing, Rogue Phoenix Press, 2017, no page numbers, 1-62420-321-3, £3.97, http://www.roguephoenixpress.com/ We don’t normally review fiction in the Citizen’s Income Newsletter, but we have been sent Read More