Research & Analysis

15th June 2015

How close is the new state Single Tier Pension (STP) to a Citizen’s Pension?

The new Single Tier Pension (STP) combines the basic state pension (BSP) and state second pension (S2P) to create a new flat rate pension for individuals reaching state pension age Read More

20th March 2015

Research note: A feasible way to implement a Citizen’s Income

Introduction A Citizen’s Income is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. If a Citizen’s Income were to be implemented in the UK, then there Read More

1st March 2015

Could a Citizen’s Income work?

Click here to read Donald Hirsch, Can a Citizen’s Income work Donald Hirsch’s paper, written for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, identifies what would be the main implications of introducing a Read More

27th February 2015

On the Benefits and Justice of an Unconditional Basic Income

Click here to read Amy Downes, dissertation. Amy Downes writes: In this paper, I will assess and argue for the introduction of an UBI, laying the basis for this from the Read More

23rd February 2015

Dignity, Poverty, and Citizen’s Income

Click here to read Chris Hart, Lancaster, essay on CI Chris Hart concludes his essay: Perhaps most persuasive of all though is a growing imagination amongst a generation in search Read More

31st October 2014

There Has to be a Better Way than This?

Click here to read Robert Price, There has to be a better way than this This paper, prepared for the Green Party of England and Wales, describes the problems of the Read More