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Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Shows Recipients Are Happier and More Secure

  • Finland publishes more results from its basic income study
  • Initial results in February showed no major employment impact
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Unemployed people derive significant psychological benefits from receiving a fixed amount of financial support from the state, according to a landmark experiment into basic income in Finland that highlights the disadvantages of the country’s existing means-tested system.