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Finland: First results of the BI experiment to be webstreamed: 8 Feb

Preliminary results of the basic income experiment, which Finish government implemented in 2017-2018,  will be presented at Säätytalo, “House of the Estates” (Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki), on Friday, 8th February 2019, between 8.30 and 10.30 (time in Helsinki, GMT +2).

The event will be also webstreamed here.

The speakers will be:

  • Pirkko Mattila (Minister of Social Affairs and Health)
  • Anu Vehviläinen (Minister of Local Government and Public Reforms)
  • Olli Kangas (scientific leader of the study and Professor of Practice at the University of Turku)
  • Ohto Kanninen (research coordinator at Labour Institute for Economic Research)
  • Minna Ylikännö (Senior Researher at Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland)

More information can be found here.


Photo: Tram street in Helsinki, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0, City Clock Magazine.

Article reviewed by Dawn Howard.

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