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News, 2/12/2018

Finnish basic income facilitates dream job and volunteer work

Photo: Maria Santto/Finnish Red Cross

Sini Marttinen, one of the 2,000 people selected randomly for Finland’s basic income experiment, has a master’s degree in social sciences. She found a job with a foundation that provides funding in the disaster aid and logistics sector.

“This is a dream job,” she says. She bills for the work through her own company; the basic income experiment provided the impetus for her to start her own business again. Previously, becoming an entrepreneur could have ended all social allowances.

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Updated 2/12/2018


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