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Mike Danson

Mike Danson is Chair of CBINS, an economist and Professor of Enterprise Policy at Heriot-Watt University. He has researched and written on a wide range of economic development, poverty and policy issues, and advised local, national and international governments, agencies and other organisations for over 40 years. With 14 books, over 300 papers and official reports, he is a well-known commentator on a diverse range of themes including community resilience, the economic impact of minority languages, microbreweries, early onset dementia, rural and peripheral Europe. Mike is also convenor of the Jimmy Reid Foundation and a trustee of Nordic Horizons.

Flashback to Kelty: Maddy’s opening address at our Pilot event

The following is the opening address from Maddy Halliday at our event in Kelty about the Fife basic income pilot on January 28th 2017: I am delighted to be here…

Livorno’s Basic Income Trial

Local ‘citizen’s basic income’ (CBI) schemes are being launched across the globe, so it is useful to remind ourselves of some of the fundamental criteria we expect to see in…