New research on the Kenya pilot project

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Innovations for Poverty Action has published a research paper, ‘Effects of a Universal Basic Income During the Pandemic’. We examine some effects of Universal Basic Income (UBI) during the COVID-19 pandemic using a large-scale experiment in rural Kenya. Transfers significantly improved well-being on common measures such as hunger, sickness and depression in spite of the […]