3rd February 2019

BBC TV programme about the Finland experiment

The Basic Income experiment in Finland has now finished, and we await the results of the evaluation. The BBC has published an Our World programme featuring some of those who received Read More

8th November 2018

The Finland experiment: news and opinion

Jurgen De Wispelaere, Antti Halmetoja and Ville-Veikko Pulkka have written an article about the Finnish Basic Income experiment: … The Finnish government’s refusal to extend or expand the experiment may not Read More

10th September 2018

State of the Pilot Projects

CBI Pilot Project vs CBI Experiment I shall employ the same distinction between a CBI pilot project and CBI experiment that Charlie Young employed in a paper presented at the Read More

8th September 2018

Recent news from the Finland experiment

The organisers of the Finland experiment have published news about the experiment’s evaluation: … The main goal of the analysis is to help understand how receiving a basic income affects Read More

7th August 2018

An article in the Guardian from a Finland pilot project participant

The Guardian has published an article written by a participant in the Finnish Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project. In money terms, my life has not changed at all. However, the Read More

7th August 2018

Charlie Young, Realising Basic Income Experiments in the UK

Charlie Young, Realising Basic Income Experiments in the UK: A typology and toolkit of Basic Income design and delivery, Royal Society of Arts, 2018, vi + 217 pp, 1 911532 Read More

22nd July 2018

Dunlop, Radaelli, and Trein (eds), Learning in Public Policy

Claire A. Dunlop, Claudio M. Radaelli, and Philipp Trein (editors), Learning in Public Policy: Analysis, modes and outcomes, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xxi + 360 pp, 3 319 76209 8, hbk, Read More

21st July 2018

The Citizen’s Basic Income experiment in Stockton, California

CNN has published an article, ‘This California town will give a $500 monthly stipend to residents‘: … Stockton will give 100 residents $500 a month for 18 months, no strings 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

25th April 2018

Recent news on the Finland experiment

Kela, the Finnish social security agency, has published information that corrects erroneous news reports that the Finnish Basic Income experiment will be finishing early. This is not the case. There Read More