Monday 8/10/20


The Government explains the results of the basic income experiment in Finland

Finland's basic income experiment started on 1 January 2017 and ended on 31 December 2018. During the experiment, 2000 randomly selected unemployed persons received a basic income of EUR 560 per month regardless of their other income or, for example, of whether they were actively trying to find a job or not. In the video Minister of Social Affairs and Health Pirkko Mattila answers: -Why did we want to pilot basic income in Finland? -What are the first results of the basic income experiment? -How can the results of the experiment be utilised in decision-making?