This Country Gave People $640 A Month, No Strings Attached. Here's What Happened.

In Finland, preliminary results from the country's first experiments with Universal Basic Income are being released - and while impacts on employment rates are still up in the air, providing a basic income seemed to improve overall well-being and reduce financial stress amongst participants. It is among a group of basic income pilots taking place across the world, including in countries like Kenya and Canada, but detractors of the expensive program say that the results don't prove it's a success quite yet.

Related Stories