Can a universal basic income support mental health?

Hannah Webster, Riley Thorold, James Morrison, Matthew T Johnson

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Abstract

A Universal Basic Income (UBI) consists of cash payments, made periodically, to an individual, universal and unconditional basis. At the RSA – in a partnership led by Matthew Johnson at Northumbria University – we’ve been exploring the role a UBI might play in improving health and wellbeing outcomes. Today we’re celebrating the launch of that research; Challenging the mental health crisis: How Universal Basic Income can address youth anxiety and depression.

Original languageEnglish
Media of outputBlog
PublisherRoyal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufactures and Commerce
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2022

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