Universal Basic Income

Basic income can help people take control of their own lives. 

A universal basic income (UBI) is a payment made to everybody. It would give people the power of choice - to learn, to care, to start their own business. 

At the RSA, we’re interested in how a UBI might impact our individual and collective wellbeing. Our research explores how it would work in practice and what its impacts might be. 

Interim UBI and mental health report

Explore research from the RSA and Northumbria University on the possible benefits of a universal basic income in the UK.

Guy Standing speaking at the RSA on the case for UBI

TEDx talk by the RSA's Anthony Painter on UBI and politics.

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