Research & Analysis

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

6th February 2012

Interview: Social insurance is not for the Indian open economy of the 21st century

This interview with Guy Standing first appeared in The Times of India, Crest edition, 9th July 2011, and we are grateful for permission to reprint it. The interview was conducted Read More