Publications

Research Published or Under Review as part of the project

Johnson, E.A., Webster, H. Thorold, R., Morrison, J., Mathers, A., Reed, H., Kypridemos, C., Villadsen, A., Parra-Mujica, F., Cookson, R., Nettle, D., Pickett, K. & Johnson, M.T. (2022) Levelling the mental health gradient among young people: How Universal Basic Income can address the crisis in anxiety and depression, London: Royal Society of Arts. Foreword by RT Mark Drakeford, First Minister, Welsh Government.

Johnson, E. & Nettle, D. (2022) ‘Building on foundations of evidence and intuition: a reply to commentaries on ‘Fairness, generosity and conditionality in the welfare system: the case of UK disability benefits’ by Johnson and Nettle’, Global Discourse. DOI: 10.1332/204378921X16564565200374. Author preprint.

Reed, H., Lansley, S., Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A. & Pickett, K.E. (2022) Tackling Poverty: The Power of a Universal Basic Income, London: Compass.

Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A., Pickett, K. and Nettle, D. (2022) ‘Designing trials of Universal Basic Income for health impact: identifying interdisciplinary questions to address’, Journal of Public Health, 44(2): 408-416. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa255. Author preprint.

Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A., Webber, L., Friebel, R., Lansley, S., Reed, H. & Wildman, J. (2021) ‘Modelling the size, cost and health impacts of Universal Basic Income: What can be done in advance of a trial?’, Health Services & Outcomes Research Methodology, 21: 459-476. DOI: 10.1007/s10742-021-00246-8. Author preprint.

Johnson, M.T. & Johnson, E.A. (2021) ‘Examining the ethical underpinnings of Universal Basic Income as a public health policy: prophylaxis, social engineering and ‘good’ lives’, Journal of Medical Ethics, 47:e71. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2020-106477.

Nettle, D., Johnson, E., Johnson, M. & Saxe, R. (2021) ‘Why has the COVID-19 pandemic increased support for Universal Basic Income?’, Humanities and Social Science Communications, 8, 79. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-021-00760-7.

Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A., Webber, L. & Nettle, D. (2020) ‘Mitigating social and economic sources of trauma: the need for Universal Basic Income during the Coronavirus Pandemic’, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(S1): S191-S192. DOI: 10.1037/tra0000739.

Johnson, E.A. & Nettle, D. (2020) ‘Fairness, generosity and conditionality in the welfare system: The case of UK disability benefits’, Global Discourse. DOI: 10.1332/204378920X15989751152011. Author preprint.

Johnson, E.A., Johnson, M.T. & Webber, L. (2020). ‘Measuring the health impact of Universal Basic Income as an upstream intervention: holistic trial design that captures stress reduction is essential’, Evidence & Policy. DOI: 10.1332/174426420X15820274674068Author preprint.

Johnson, M.T., Degerman, D. & Geyer, R. (2019) ‘Exploring the health case for Universal Basic Income: Evidence from GPs working with precarious groups’, Basic Income Studies, 14(2): 20190008. DOI: 10.1515/bis-2019-0008. Author preprint.

Johnson, M.T. & Johnson, E.A. (2019) ‘Stress, Domination and Basic Income: Considering a citizens’ entitlement response to a public health crisis’, Social Theory & Health, 17: 253-271. DOI: 10.1057/s41285-018-0076-3. Author preprint.

Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A., Webber, L. & Pickett, K. (2020). ‘Measuring the health impact of Universal Basic Income as an upstream intervention: holistic trial design that captures stress reduction is essential’Evidence & Policy Blog, 6 January.

Johnson, M.T. and Johnson, E.A. (2019) The Health Case for Universal Basic Income: Supporting Document for The Labour Party’s Report on Universal Basic Income, Lancaster: Lancaster University. The final report is Standing, G. (2019) Basic Income as Common Dividends: Piloting a Transformative Policy: A Report for the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, London: Progressive Economic Forum.

Under review

Johnson, E.A., Johnson, M.T. & Pickett, K.E. (2022) ‘Designing a generic, adaptive protocol resource for the measurement of health impact in cash transfer trials’, Pilot and Feasibility Studies. Preprint DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-1561814/v1.

Johnson, M.T., Johnson, E.A. & Nettle, D. (2022) ‘Are ‘red wall’ constituencies really opposed to progressive policy? Examining the impact of materialist narratives for Universal Basic Income’, British Politics, resubmitted 15 August 2022. Data: https://osf.io/7gra2/. Working paper DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Reed, H., Johnson, M.T., Lansley, S., Johnson, E.A., Stark, G. & Pickett, K.E. (2022) ‘Universal Basic Income is affordable and feasible: evidence from economic microsimulation modelling’, under review. Working paper DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Johnson, M.T., Nettle, D. Johnson, E.A. (2022) ‘Can the ‘downward spiral’ be stopped? The challenge for progressive policymaking of inequality, mental health, control over circumstance and faith in government’, under review. Working paper DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Johnson, M.T. (2022) ‘Rebuilding authority in ‘lumpen’ communities: Universal Basic Income as a pathway to entitlement culture’, under review. Author preprint.

Parra-Mujica, F., Johnson, E., Reed, H., Cookson, R. & Johnson, M.T. (2022) ‘Understanding the relationship between income and mental health among 16-to 24-year-olds: Analysis of10 waves (2009-2020) of Understanding Society to enable modelling of income interventions’, under review at PLOS ONE since 05 August 2022. Working paper DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Villadsen, A. Johnson, E., Cookson, R. & Johnson, M. (2022) ‘How far can interventions to increase income improve adolescent mental health? Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps’, under review. Working paper DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Additional publications related to the project

Activity Alliance and IFF Research (2020) Annual Disability and Activity Survey 2019/20, Manchester: Activity Alliance.

Johnson, E. & Spring, E. (2018) The Activity Trap, Manchester: Activity Alliance.

Lansley, S. & Downes, A. (2018) It’s Basic Income: The Global Debate, Bristol: Policy Press.

Lansley, S. & Reed, H. (2019) Basic Income for All: From Desirability to Feasibility, London: Compass.

Lansley, S. & Reed, H. (2019) Universal Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come, London: Compass.

Nettle, D. & Saxe, R. (2020) ‘Preferences for Redistribution Are Sensitive to Perceived Luck, Social Homogeneity, War and Scarcity.’ Cognition, 198: 104234. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104234. Author preprint.

Pepper, G.V. & Nettle, D. (2017) ‘The behavioural constellation of deprivation’, Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 40: e314. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X1600234X. Author preprint.

Pybus, K.J., Pickett, K., Prady, S.L., Lloyd, C. & Wilkinson, R. (2019) ‘Discrediting experiences: Outcomes of eligibility assessments for claimants with psychiatric compared to non-psychiatric conditions transferring to Personal Independence Payments in England’, British Journal of Psychiatry Open, 5(2): e19. DOI: 10.1192/bjo.2019.3. Author preprint.

Standing, G. (2019) Basic Income as Common Dividends: Piloting a Transformative Policy: A Report for the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, London: Progressive Economic Forum.