Universal basic income experiment made people happier but not more likely to get a job

Finland's Social Insurance Institution (FSII) has published the results of an income experiment it carried out for two years to learn more about ways to reduce unemployment. They report that their experiment showed that giving unemployed people a no-strings-attached guaranteed income instead of an unemployment allowance made them happier and less stressed—but it did not make them any more or less likely to get a job.

Universal basic income experiment made people happier but not more likely to get a job

Finland's Social Insurance Institution (FSII) has published the results of an income experiment it carried out for two years to learn more about ways to reduce unemployment. They report that ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Universal income study finds money for nothing won't make us work less

The most robust trial of universal basic income yet shows that it boosts well-being and doesn't decrease employment, as some had feared

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Newscientist

Finland’s universal basic income experiment made people happier, but didn’t land them a job

The results are neither bad nor good.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from ZME Science

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