29th July 2020

Is a Citizens Income affordable?

Basic Income and Sovereign Money Seminar. Monday 10th August, 1830. Free online event. Watch the recording of this event. Basic Income Conversation is organising a series of seminars convened by Read More

22nd April 2020

New microsimulation research on a Recovery Basic Income and a following sustainable one

At the request of the Compass Basic Income hub’s Basic Income Conversation, Malcolm Torry has undertaken new microsimulation research on a Recovery Basic Income and a following sustainable Basic Income Read More

1st April 2020

Tax allowances

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More

6th January 2020

Specifying and securing a social minimum

A new book,  Specifying and Securing a Social Minimum in the Battle against Poverty, edited by Toomas Kotkas, Ingrid Leijten and Frans Pennings, has been published by Hart Publishing. The Read More

3rd January 2020

New videos on land rent as a means of paying for a Citizen’s Basic Income

Mick Reiss has issued three educational videos that argue for a Citizen’s Basic Income paid for by charging rent on the value of land. The first video contains a thought Read More

30th December 2019

Microsimulation research results for 2019

The Institute for Social and Economic Research has published up to date microsimulation research results on illustrative Citizen’s Basic Income schemes, along with a historical survey of the research process Read More

11th September 2019

Updated microsimulation research results and responses to questions

Introduction This research note summarises parts of a recent working paper published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: Read More

18th August 2019

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends: How solar energy can generate a Basic Income for everyone on earth, Santa Cruz, CA: Sandstone Publishing, 2019, 0 9904792 3 9, pbk, viii + 116 Read More

29th July 2019

New microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income schemes

The Institute for Social and Economic Research has published new microsimulation research: Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: a personal summary and further reflections, by Malcolm 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