Two thousand Finnish citizens are taking part in an experiment on UBI. For the past year, they have received regular payments with no strings attached, while all of Europe is watching. How has is played out so far?
Finland's basic income experiment boosted participants' well-being but did not spur them to take on work, according to a "halfway" analysis. The study compares 2,000 unemployed on an assured income with a control group.
The latest International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Monitor report has focused on inequality and ways of reducing both its causes and effects. Among several fascinating ideas it discusses, universal basic income stands out.
Finland's comprehensive approach to keeping its population safe is seen as a model for Europe. Constantly honed resilience training prepares the country's military and civilians for deep freezes or deadly foes.
The Canadian province of Ontario plans to give up to 4,000 low-income households a guaranteed basic income for three years. Finland recently began its own basic income experiment, reports Jillian Kestler-D'Amours.
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