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Basic Income

A Right to Housing

This paper explores a basic income in the context of a right to housing.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Our Social Policy Book 2016 examines the topic of basic income.  It addresses questions such as:

  • Would a Basic Income system make a difference?
  • How could such a system be put in place?
  • What would it cost?
  • Can we afford it?
  • How are Basic Income proposals being advanced in other countries?

This books is available to download below.  The chapters were first presented at a policy conference on the topic of ‘Basic Income: Radical Utopia or Practical Solution?'.

Basic Income a transformative strategy

This paper explores a partial basic income as part of a suite of transformative strategies.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Netherlands - Basic Income

This paper details basic income related experiments in the Netherlands.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Finnish Basic Income Experiment

This paper examines the basic income pilot in Finland.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Basic Income - Radical Utopia?

This paper explores whether basic income is a radical utopia or a practical solution and on policy in practice.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Citizen's Income - feasible?

This paper examines the feasibility of a citizen’s income.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

Citizenship and Basic Income

This paper explores citizenship and basic income.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

This paper explores pathways to a basic income system.  It was first presented at a policy conference 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?’ and published in the accompanying book.  Also available to download is the presentation and a cartoonist’s interpretation of the paper.

This paper charts the history and recent developments on Basic Income in Ireland.  It was first published as a chapter in our 2016 Social Policy publication 'Basic Income - Radical Utopia or practical Solution?'.  

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