The potential trade-offs between UBI and other programs are largely unaddressed.
The contexts where interventions are introduced are relevant for anticipating how interventions may work across settings and are also important for determining what types of programs are considered as unconditional and universal.
There is an obvious research evidence gap in the evaluation of an experimental, sustained UBI, which is considered the ‘gold standard’ for evidence.
There is a lack of research into the optimal amount of guaranteed income.
Further small-scale pilots of basic income would be of limited usefulness
Potential effects of UBI: a scoping review of evidence on impacts and study characteristics
Reweaving the Safety Net: The Best Fit For Guaranteed Income
What We Know About Universal Basic Income: A Cross-Synthesis of Reviews