Research & Analysis

25th May 2019

UN rapporteur on extreme poverty issues report on UK poverty

Philip Alston, the UN Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has issued his report on poverty in the UK: The philosophy underpinning the British welfare system has changed radically Read More

23rd May 2019

The New Economics Foundation advocates both Citizen’s Basic Income and Universal Basic Services

The New Economics Foundation has published an article by Andrew Pendleton, Imagining a new social contract. … Two particular groups of solutions are gaining ground. One, Universal Basic Income (UBI), is Read More

23rd May 2019

Andy Haldane’s version of a Participation Income

The Guardian reports on a mini-manifesto on the future of civil society by Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist. Haldane says that the role of civil society will in Read More

13th May 2019

Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends

The Progressive Economy Forum has published a report by Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends: Piloting a transformative policy: A report for the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. To read Read More

25th April 2019

Sheffield’s proposals for pilot projects

The UBI Lab Sheffield has published proposals for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects in Sheffield. A UBI could help address multiple challenges, such as precarity, poverty, inequality, and loss of Read More

11th April 2019

Results of the Finnish Basic Income experiment

Initial results were presented on the 8th February. A video of the presentation of preliminary results, with an English translation, can be found here. Further details of the preliminary results Read More