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, <https://www.thersa.org/reports/universal-basic-income-anxiety-depression-mental-health-crisis-interim-report>. Foreword by RT Mark Drakeford, First Minister, Welsh Government.

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. <https://www.compassonline.org.uk/publications/tackling-poverty-the-power-of-a-universal-basic-income/>

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. Fast Track: DOI:10.1332/204378920X15989751152011

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 & PolicyDOI: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, 1-11, 20190008. DOI:10.1515/bis-2019-0008Author 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, 17:2, 253-271. DOI:10.1057/s41285-018-0076-3Author 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, https://evidenceandpolicyblog.co.uk/2021/01/06/why-we-must-work-toward-a-recognised-international-standard-in-evaluation-of-upstream-interventions/.

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. (2022) ‘Designing protocols for the measurement of health impact in cash transfer trials’, Pilot and Feasibility Studies. Europe PMC preprint: https://europepmc.org/article/ppr/ppr492159. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-1561814/v1.

Johnson, M. T., Johnson, E. A. & Nettle, D. (2022) ‘“Left-behind” communities can support progressive policy: Materialist Universal Basic Income narratives cast doubt on the value of values’, under review. Working paper: https://osf.io/9pv5c. Data: https://osf.io/7gra2/. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Reed, H., Johnson, M. T., Lansley, S., Johnson, E. A., Stark, G. & Pickett, K. (2022) ‘Universal Basic Income is affordable and feasible: evidence from economic microsimulation modelling’, under review. Working paper: https://osf.io/e9ugv. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Johnson, M. T., Nettle, D. Johnson, E. A. (2022) ‘Can the downward spiral be stopped? How mental health, perception of socioeconomic status, control over circumstance and faith in government create different dynamics for progressive policymaking’, under review. Working paper: https://osf.io/dcfta. 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. A., Cookson, R. & Johnson, M. T. (2022) ‘Understanding the relationship between socioeconomic status, income and mental health among 16- to 24-year-olds: Analysis of 10 waves (2009-2020) of Understanding Society to enable modelling of income interventions’, under review. Working paper: https://osf.io/vpjue. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XJVRZ.

Villadsen, Johnson, E. A., Cookson, R. & Johnson, M. T. (2022) ‘How can interventions to increase income affect adolescent mental health? Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps on the association between income and subjective socioeconomic status’, under review. Working paper: https://osf.io/ax3t4. 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, Loughborough: Activity Alliance.

Johnson, E. A. & 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. Author preprint

Pepper, G. V. & Nettle, D. (2017) ‘The behavioural constellation of deprivation’, Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 40: e314. 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, https://doi.org/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.