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Finland: Going through a basic income experiment

Picture credit: Leena Kela (“Walk this way”)   The Finnish basic income (BI) experiment proceeds as planned. According to Kela, the Finnish social security agency, results will only start being analysed at the beginning of 2019, and their publication at the end of that year, or early 2020.   As already known, the purpose of the experiment is to evaluate participants behaviour

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FINLAND: Finland shares unconditional money, but the public view remains polarised

Ville-Veikko Pulkka   Although an experiment on basic income is being performed in Finland at the moment (being expected to end by January 2019), this does not say much about what Finns think about it, or about basic income in general. According to recent research developed by Ville-Veikko Pulkka, a doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, not only does

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Sarah Gardner on Robots, Finland, Canada, and Basic Income (Three Articles)

Sarah Gardner, a reporter for Marketplace, published three articles in December 2016 on the topic of universal basic income (UBI): How to support yourself after the robot revolution, Finland to test a basic income for the unemployed, and On the Canadian prairie, a basic income experiment. In How to support yourself after the robot revolution, Gardner describes the prediction of

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