Research & Analysis

1st June 2013

Can Basic Income Cash Transfers Transform India?

Since the 1990s, on average the Indian economy has been growing at over 6% a year. Yet hundreds of millions remain mired in poverty, and inequality has grown steadily. For Read More

1st February 2013

A French microsimulation

Dr Marc de Basquiat has employed microsimulation software and a household budget survey (named MAUF-MS) of 823,815 individuals aged 18 and above grouped in 458,584 households to calculate the gains Read More

1st February 2013

A rule-of-thumb basic income model for the UK, with and without an earnings/income disregard: Design and cost your own Basic Income scheme

ABSTRACT The defining characteristics of a Basic Income (BI), (universal, individual, unconditional, high enough), do not provide the full specification for a working scheme. The methods of monitoring, compliance and Read More

1st October 2012

A Citizen’s Income scheme’s winners and losers

In our last edition we published a research note which employed EUROMOD  to calculate the gains and losses which a full range of individuals would experience if Working Tax Credits Read More

2nd June 2012

Research note: Winners and losers

Introduction In the second issue of the Citizen’s Income Newsletter in 2010 we published a research note which employed a Department for Work and Pensions spreadsheet to calculate the effects Read More

2nd June 2012

Iran’s Citizen’s Income Scheme and its Lessons

A big idea … In December 2010, Iran became the first country in the world to establish a nationwide Citizen’s or Basic Income scheme. Interestingly, the scheme did not emerge Read More

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