Research & Analysis

12th February 2019

Preliminary results of the Finnish Basic Income experiment, and a Guardian article about them

Preliminary results of the Finland experiment were announced on the 8th February 2019. A video of the presentation of preliminary results, with an English translation, can be found here Information Read More

5th February 2019

Recent research on Universal Credit

The London School of Economics has published research about the alleged simplicity of Universal Credit and the lived experience of benefit claimants. Kate Summers and David Young challenge the assumed 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

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