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2nd July 2019

Cantillon, Goedemé and Hills, Decent Incomes for All

Bea Cantillon, Tim Goedemé and John Hills (eds), Decent Incomes for All: Improving policies in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2019, xxiii + 314 pp, 0-19-084969-6, hbk, £48.99 Why have European Read More

2nd July 2019

Capano et al, Making Policies Work

Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh and Altaf Virani (eds), Making Policies Work: First- and Second-order mechanisms in policy design, Edward Elgar, 2019, xii + 215 pp, hbk, 1 78811 Read More

2nd April 2019

David Graeber, Bullshit Jobs

David Graeber, Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It, Penguin Books, 2019, 368 pp, ISBN-13: 978-0141983479, pbk, £9.99 If you are only interested Read More

18th March 2019

A new report from Compass

Stewart Lansley and Howard Reed, Basic Income for All: From desirability to feasibility, Compass, 2019, 40 pp, free to download  This is another useful report from the Lansley and Reed Read More

15th March 2019

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xi + 167 pp, 3 030 03848 9, hbk, £49.99 One of the Read More

15th March 2019

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income

Marcello Natili, The Politics of Minimum Income: Explaining path departure and policy departure in the age of austerity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, xix + 318 pp, hbk, 3-319-96210-8, £64.99 This book Read More

14th March 2019

New Economics Foundation, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance

Alfie Stirling and Sarah Arnold, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance: How we can change the tax system to be more progressive while increasing Read More

19th February 2019

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion?

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion? Free to download This report begins with an argument for Citizen’s Basic Income (here called a Universal Basic Income, or UBI): there Read More

4th February 2019

A new report on the Scottish pilot project feasibility study

Coryn Barclay, Julie McLachlan, and Mhairi Paterson, Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot, Dunfermline: Carnegie UK Trust, 2019, 1-912908-04-2, free to download.  This report is the result of Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More