The Basic Income for Peacebuilding (BIP) research group aims to examine the applicability of Basic Income in post-conflict contexts for the purpose of supporting such societies advance towards resilience, sustainability and social peace.
Das FRIBIS-Team Basisgeld investigates the parameters of a partial Universal Basic Income (called “Basisgeld”) in Germany.
FRIBIS-Team BINC investigates the possible links between basic income, biodiversity conservation and climate change.
The FRIBIS Team care does research on UBI with respect to care activities in society.
“Expedition Basic Income” is directed onto referenda in various federal states in Germany for the implementation of test projects on unconditional basic income on the part of the state governments.
This team researches the macroeconomic feasibility and implications of a basic income funded by debt-free sovereign money. This implies a new approach to government monetary and fiscal policy.
The themes of the research team concern the use of microsimulation to evaluate Universal Basic Income’s likely effects.
Promoting the concept of unconditional basic income through effective management of UBINGOs: a research from the perspective of social innovation and social marketing.
The NetFi team researches and supports complimentary and community currencies (CCC) that use an unconditional basic income (UBI) as a distribution mechanism.
The PartUBI team aims to systematically and historically explore the connections between political participation and the unconditional basic income. Special focus is laid on their conceptualisation as ‘narratives’ of the future’.
Sanktionsfrei (“Sanctions-free”) envisions a society based on solidarity and trust for everybody. To this end we are trying to reform the current German unemployment system “Hartz 4”.
The FRIBIS Team SoCoBis aims to explore modern social contract theory and conduct experimental research into the social contract conditions and rules for a basic income society.
Grassroots feminist economic and political thoughts and their relevance and potential to a new social contract with particular focus on UBI.
Das FRIBIS-Team UBITrans asks whether a universal basic income would enable the social-ecological transformation.
The FRIBIS research team analyzes the financial budget of the Principality of Liechtenstein and addresses the question of how an unconditional basic income for all citizens of the country can be financed without significant additional financial expenditure by appropriately managing the existing financial flows.
The working group investigates the effects of a change in the tax system on consumption tax/value-added tax, including the effects on the shadow economy, and VAT as a possibly congenial form of financing the unconditional basic income.
The Water-Energy-Food Nexus & Foreign Aid Basic Income Team (WEF_FABI) is investigating to what extent the introduction of a UBI can contribute to strengthening the resilience of social and ecological systems in developing countries.