Research & Analysis

27th December 2017

A new article on the history of Citizen’s Basic Income in the UK

Peter Sloman’s new article on the history of Citizen’s Basic Income in the UK has been published in the Journal of Social Policy: Universal Basic Income in British Politics, 1918–2018: Read More

27th December 2017

New research simulates labour market effects of tax and benefits reform options

A new working paper from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex reports on research using the EUROMOD microsimulation programme to simulate the labour market effects Read More

20th December 2017

The ideal meets the practical

Towards an unconditional Citizen’s Basic Income At a time when the idea of Citizen’s Basic Income is gaining traction, discussion and debate continues to break down when the idea meets Read More

13th December 2017

Reducing poverty and inequality through tax-benefit reform

A slightly revised version of an Institute for Social and Economic Research working paper on tax and benefit reform options in the UK has now been published in the Journal of Economic Read More

11th December 2017

A debate about the feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income

On the 23rd November, Social Europe published an article by Bo Rothstein entitled ‘UBI: A bad idea for the welfare state‘: First, such a reform would be unsustainably expensive and Read More

6th December 2017

A report on Citizen’s Basic Income from Reform Scotland

Reform Scotland, a Scottish think tank, has published a report on Citizen’s Basic Income. A briefing about the report can be read here and the full report can be found here.   Read More