ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: July 24, 2020
Essentials of Basic Income
By Annie Miller
This innovative book provides a new, concise perspective on Basic Income – a regular, unconditional payment to every citizen resident in the country. This book has been rigoursly researched and thus will appeal to academics and policy-makers, as well, as to the general reader who is concerned about the current state of social security in the UK.
Annie Miller spent a major part of her working life in the Department of Economics at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh teaching business, economics, econometrics, mathematics and statistics for economists. In 1991, with her colleague Douglas Mair, she co-edited a book comparing different schools of academic thought in the late 20th century (Mair et al, 1991). In 1984, Annie was a co-founder of the Basic Income Research Group (BIRG), which changed its name in 1993 to the Citizen’s Income Trust (CIT). She has been a trustee since 1989 and is currently its Chair. She contributes regularly to its Citizen’s Income Newsletter. She gives talks to groups around the UK, and has presented papers on BI at conferences here in the UK, on the continent and in North America.