Research & Analysis

11th September 2019

Updated microsimulation research results and responses to questions

Introduction This research note summarises parts of a recent working paper published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: Read More

29th July 2019

New microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income schemes

The Institute for Social and Economic Research has published new microsimulation research: Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: a personal summary and further reflections, by Malcolm Read More

16th July 2019

British Medical Journal article about the effects of Universal Credit

The British Medical Journal has published an article about the effects of Universal Credit, ‘Impact of Universal Credit in North East England: a qualitative study of claimants and support staff‘. Read More

14th July 2019

Opportunities for fraud

The Guardian has reported that criminals are using Universal Credit claimants’ identities to claim the loans designed to tide people over the wait before Universal Credit payments begin. Tens of Read More

2nd July 2019

Digital by default

Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, and Christiaan van Veen, a special advisor on new technologies and human rights, have written an article for The Read More

2nd July 2019

Some rather diverse reports

A number of reports were published in a short period of time at the end of April and the beginning of May. On the 23rd April, Philip Alston, the United Read More