Money for nothing: is Finland’s universal basic income trial too good to be true?

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Europe’s first national experiment in giving citizens free cash has attracted huge media attention

But one year in, what does this project really hope to prove?

One year on from its launch, the world remains fascinated by Finland’s groundbreaking universal basic income trial: Europe’s first national, government-backed experiment in giving citizens free cash.

Jaup 1aIn January 2017, the Nordic nation began paying a random but mandatory sample of 2,000 unemployed people aged 25 to 58 a monthly €560 (£475).

There is no obligation either to seek or accept employment during the…

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