Germany will implement a “no questions asked” allowance experiment that will offer a €416 a month allowance for 250 people over a three year period.
The pilot programme emulates the two-year experiment by Finland's Social Insurance concerning Universal Basic Income which ended in January.
The broad conclusion in Finland is that the programme bettered the general quality of life of its participants without achieving a major boost to their employability or social standing.
The German experiment...

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