The Essential UBI Reading List

Feb 9 · 3 min read

An Open Collection Of Universal Basic Income Studies, Projects & Organisations.

Are you looking to learn more about the universal basic income (UBI) movement? You’ve come to the right place. And you’re not alone. The number of Google searches for universal basic income related terms have increased fivefold in the last five years alone. It’s not surprising, given the increase in inequality we’ve seen over the past few years.

GoodDollar is a research initiative at the intersection of UBI and blockchain technology, looking to reduce global financial inequality. We’re developing and launching a new protocol for generating and distributing universal basic income and we‘re always on the lookout for new studies, researchers and organizations that drive this emerging field forward.

In this post, we’d like to share all the essential materials we feel are great resources for any UBI enthusiast or even a beginner looking to learn more — feel free to share your feedback and check back for updates!

Opinion Pieces


Reports And Academic Research


Web Resource Centers

If you like this list or any have suggestions for what we should add? We would love to hear from you!

GoodDollar: Changing The Balance — For Good

Do you have the skills to help the GoodDollar project? We need builders, scientists and experts in identity, privacy, and financial governance, as well as philanthropists and ambassadors. Contact us at, via our social media channels (Twitter, Telegram, or Facebook), check out our community website, join the OpenUBI movement, or visit our GitHub page. Our YouTube channel is worth exploring, too.


GoodDollar: Changing the Balance, For Good.


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GoodDollar is a series of ongoing experiments and research, establishing an economic framework designed to reduce global wealth inequality through UBI.


GoodDollar: Changing the Balance, For Good.

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