Research & Analysis

13th March 2016

Childcare costs

Introduction The Citizen’s Income Trust has suggested replacing Child Tax Credits and Child Benefit with a higher flat rate Child Benefit and merging the income tax-free personal allowance, the National Read More

13th March 2016

The Royal Society of Arts report on Citizen’s Income

Anthony Painter and Chris Thoung, Report: Creative Citizen, Creative State – The principled and pragmatic case for a Universal Basic Income, Royal Society of Arts, 2015, This report from the Read More

10th January 2016

Evaluation of a Citizen’s Income scheme

This scheme retains and recalculates means-tested benefits and sets the working age adult Citizen’s Income at £54.20 per week. The article evaluates changes to the number of claims for means-tested benefits and Read More

10th January 2016

The net income effects of two Citizen’s Income schemes

This article evaluates the net income effects of two Citizen’s Income schemes for an individual earning the National Minimum Wage Since 2007 we have published in our introductory booklet a Read More

14th October 2015

Two feasible ways to implement a revenue neutral Citizen’s Income scheme

by Malcolm Torry This article was first published as a EUROMOD working paper by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex. It builds on a Read More

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