Support for a universal basic income – the payment of a regular and guaranteed income to a country’s citizens as of right – is beginning to gather pace. Trials are being planned in several countries while Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator is to test a scheme in California. In the UK, the idea is backed […]
Stewart Lansley and Howard Reed
Stewart Lansley is a visiting fellow at the University of Bristol and at City University. He is the co-author (with Howard Reed) of A Universal Basic Income: an idea whose time has come? published by Compass 2016, and of A Sharing Economy: how social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books, Policy Press, 2016. Howard Reed is Director of the Economic Research Consultancy, Landman Economics. He is also a trustee of the New Economics Foundation.