Research posts

Here you will find notices about research and research results relating to Basic Income

New research on the Kenya pilot project

New research on the Kenya pilot project

Innovations for Poverty Action has published a research paper, 'Effects of a Universal Basic Income During the Pandemic'. We examine some effects of Universal Basic Income (UBI) during the COVID-19 pandemic using a large-scale experiment in rural Kenya. Transfers...

A thesis about trade unions and Basic Income

A thesis about trade unions and Basic Income

Luca Michele Cigna has written a master's degree thesis about trade unions' positions on Basic income: Looking for a North Star? Trade unions' positions in the Universal Basic Income debate First, unions’ propensity to support a UBI depends onthe degrees of...

Basic Income and microcredit together

Basic Income and microcredit together

Katrin Oemmelen has written an article, 'Using poverty reduction policies in the fight against COVID-19', which is a summary of her dissertation. The results of a six-year research project in Namibia shows that access to financial tools such as universalbasic income...

Basic Income World Wide Survey

Basic Income World Wide Survey

During the first Worldwide Meeting of UBI Advocates and UBI Networks, held on 7th of April, 2020, comprising members of BIEN who were interested in advocacy, a proposal resolved to carry out a survey about the economic measures taken by different countries in response...

The UK: A Summer discussion series

The UK: A Summer discussion series

The Basic Income Conversation is launching a Summer Discussion Series on Basic Income. It's a 3 part series that explores the Future of Work, Pilots, and Monetary Financing - some of the most talked about subjects when it comes to UBI. The first event is...

New European opinion poll on Basic Income

New European opinion poll on Basic Income

FEPS (the Foundation for European Progressive Studies) has published the results of a wide-ranging opinion survey: Across the EU14 a plurality of citizens support the idea of universal basic income. Respondents who fully agree (24%) and are somewhat supportive (22%)...

BIEN Congresses

BIEN 2020, Brisbane, Australia

The 2020 BIEN Congress was to be held in Brisbane in Australia from the 28th to the 30th September 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event has been cancelled. BIEN’s Executive Committee and the Scottish and Australian congress Local Organising Committees have agreed the following statement: ‘The Scottish and Australian Congress Local Organisation Committees have agreed that the current plan is to hold the 2021 BIEN congress in Scotland and the 2022 BIEN congress in Australia.’

Basic Income

A Basic Income is a periodic cash payment unconditionally delivered to all on an individual basis, without means-test or work requirement. Read more

BIEN Conversations

A series of conversations from around the world that explore the relationship between the Covid-19 pandemic and Basic Income. Read more

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