An update on the Finnish experiment

The Finnish experiment, which has made the unemployment benefit paid to two thousand unemployed people unconditional for a period of two years, is now half way through. Kela, the government agency running the experiment, has published an introductionan update, and an article on the future of the experiment,

Johanna Perkiö has written an article that compares the Finland experiment with the Citizen’s Basic Income envisaged in a paper from the OECD.

To see a news programme that follows the lives of four recipients of the experimental income for the first year of the experiment, click here.