Research & Analysis

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

22nd July 2018

The future of employment

So what is the future of employment? Is new technology going to deliver a jobless world, or will there be plenty of new jobs to replace the ones that will Read More

20th July 2018

Fitzroy and Jin argue for a combination of Basic Income and Job Guarantee

Felix Fitzroy and Jim Jin argue in the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice that Basic Income and Job Guarantee can complement each other: Unconditional basic income, or a public-sector job Read More

20th July 2018

Kirby Swales suggests that the new state pension is a sort of Basic Income

In a blog post for British Politics and Politics at LSE, Kirby Swales writes about the new state pension: … we are at the beginning of a journey where the country Read More