Let’s start on the positive side: There are people like Sina Martinen, who took part in the experiment and created her own coffee shop during that time.
“Overall it was a good experience,” she says. “Especially when I was self-employed, I came to the conclusion that a basic income is a great option. It takes a long time to set up a business and the economic situation is uncertain.”
The experiment was intended to show whether a basic income would help reduce the large income gap between the population and simplify the complex Finnish social system. Will it motivate people to […]