Citizen's Basic Income

An unconditional, nonwithdrawable income paid to every individual as a right of citizenship.

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Why a Citizens Income is better than means-testing at fighting poverty

The Covid pandemic has pushed unemployment numbers to record levels all over the world. In the UK, nearly two million people have applied for Universal Credit benefits since the government Read More

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Director’s retirement

After twenty-five years as Secretary and then Director, Dr. Malcolm Torry has retired from the voluntary post of Director of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust. The Trust’s Secretary, Mark Wadsworth, Read More

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Journal of European Social Policy blog article about Basic Income

The  Journal of European Social Policy has published a JESP European Social Policy Blog article, ‘The Basic Income Debate: Keeping it Intelligent‘, by Malcolm Torry During the past five years Read More

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A humorous take on Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects

Readers looking for a little light relief in these difficult times might enjoy a recent article by Tomas Pueyo about pilot projects. (Take no notice of the map. It’s rather Read More

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Precarious Work, Unemployment Benefit Generosity and Basic Income

The Journal of Social Policy has published an article by Young-Kyu Shin, Teemu Kmppainen and Katai Kuitto, ‘Precarious Work, Unemployment Benefit Generosity and Universal Basic Income Preferences: A Multilevel Study Read More

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  • A Modern Guide to Citizen’s Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach

    A Modern Guide to Citizen's Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach

  • Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus/Citizen's Basic Income debate

  • Microsimulation results

    2020 microsimulation results for a Recovery Basic Income

  • Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

    Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

  • Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

    Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

  • A Basic Income Handbook

    A Basic Income Handbook

  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    The Case for Universal Basic Income

  • The Feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income

    The Feasibility of Citizen's Basic Income

  • Why we need a Citizen’s Basic Income

    Why we Need a Citizen's Basic Income

  • Introductory Booklet

    Our introductory booklet