Research & Analysis

8th September 2018

The problems of Universal Credit

Paul Spicker has written a new blog about problems related to Universal Credit: The problems that he lists include the muddled system for verification, which cannot be done online the Read More

21st August 2018

An opinion, and a research report

Two contrasting articles have been published during the past week: The Scottish Herald has published a report on a debate held in Edinburgh: Proposals to hand everyone in Scotland a Read More

16th August 2018

The cost of Citizen’s Basic Income

Elizaveta Fouksman  has written an article, ‘Why universal basic income costs far less than you think’, for the website The Conversation. Want to get rid of poverty, lessen inequality and provide financial Read More

6th August 2018

A correspondence between Paul Spicker and Malcolm Torry

The following exchange has been constructed by reordering a blog post and email by Paul Spicker and a blog post comment by Malcolm Torry. From Paul Spicker 1. Do benefits Read More

2nd August 2018

A second and distinct income tax

Common criticisms of Citizen’s Basic Income (CBI), assuming that most existing benefits and tax reliefs intended to alleviate poverty (primarily the personal allowance and tax break for pensions) were replaced Read More

31st July 2018

Noah Schaul’s degree dissertation on the financial feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income

Congratulations to Noah Schaul on his degree at Utrecht University School of Economics. To read his dissertation on the financial feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income, click here.       Read More

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