Research & Analysis

18th March 2019

Compass has published a new report

The think tank Compass has published a new report, Basic Income for All: From desirability to feasibility, by Stewart Lansley and Howard Reed. This paper examines some options for the introduction of Read More

11th March 2019

New Economics Foundation proposes something close to a Citizen’s Basic Income

The New Economics Foundation has proposed that the Income Tax Personal Allowance should be replaced by an unconditional income for every adult over the age of 18 apart from those Read More

9th March 2019

Positive Money’s ‘Helicopter money’ video

Positive Money has published a new video that suggests that when the next financial crisis arrives, the Bank of England, instead of creating money to buy government bonds, which enriches 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