Opinion

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

3rd February 2019

BBC TV programme about the Finland experiment

The Basic Income experiment in Finland has now finished, and we await the results of the evaluation. The BBC has published an Our World programme featuring some of those who received Read More

30th January 2019

Basic Income: Towards an Intellectual History

In January 2019, Peter Sloman, Daniel Zamora and I welcomed over fifty scholars, campaigners and students to Cambridge for a one-day conference on ‘Basic Income: towards an Intellectual History’. The Read More

29th January 2019

International Monetary Fund article on Citizen’s Basic Income

The International Monetary Fund has published an article, What is Universal Basic Income? by Maura Francese and Delphine Prady. … Empirical analysis can shed light on the relative redistributive performance of existing social safety Read More

24th January 2019

Bare life: An event at the LSE

On Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the London School of Economics, in Professor Richard Sennett’s public lecture series about the future of the welfare state, Professor Robin Mansell chaired presentations Read More

24th December 2018

Evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has submitted evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry. Details of the Inquiry can be found here. The Read More