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The workshop “Experimenting with Basic Income: Finland and the Netherlands” brought Dutch researchers from Utrecht, Wageningen and Tilburg to Helsinki to explore both similarities and differences between the proposed schemes, to examine the role of basic income experiments in each country, and to analyse the political and policy processes associated with piloting basic income in advanced welfare states.
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13.00–13.05: Welcome — Olli Kangas (Kela)
13.05–13.15: Putting Basic Income Experiments in Context — Jurgen De Wispelaere (University of Tampere)

13.15–14.15: Panel 1: Experimenting with Basic Income in the Netherlands: General Considerations
Chair: Paula Laine (Sitra)
Speaker 1: Sjir Hoeijmakers (Independent Scholar)
Speaker 2: Loek Groot, University of Utrecht

14.15–15.15: Panel 2: Experimental design and implementation: Utrecht, Wageningen and Tilburg
Chair: Paula Laine (Sitra)
Speaker 1: Timo Verlaat (University of Utrecht) & Ernst-Jan de Bruijn (University of Wageningen)
Speaker 2: Ruud Muffels (University of Tilburg)

15.15–15.45: Coffee Break

15.45–17.00: Panel 3: The Finnish Basic Income Experiments
Chair: Pertti Koistinen (University of Tampere)
Speaker 1: Johanna Perkiö (University of Tampere)
Speaker 2: Olli Kangas (Kela)
Speaker 3: Kathrin Komp (University of Helsinki)

17.00–17.10: Comparing Basic Income Experiments: Lessons and Challenges — Jurgen De Wispelaere (University of Tampere)
17.10–17.15: Closing Word — Olli Kangas, Kela


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