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The Guaranteed Income Pilots Dashboard

The Stanford Basic Income Lab and Center for Guaranteed Income Research have partnered to visualize data from evaluations of 30+ guaranteed income pilots across the United States. New demonstrations are added as their data becomes available.

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The largest share of expenditures went to retail sales and services, at 36%. Food and groceries were the second highest at 32%. Transport and housing/utilities were next, at 9% and 9%, respectively, followed by financial transactions at 6% and travel/leisure/entertainment at 4%. Healthcare, miscellaneous, and educational expenses made up the final 4%.

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Data last updated on 7/11/2024.

Economic Context for Pilot Participants

The guaranteed income pilots featured in the Dashboard launched during the COVID-19 Pandemic, a period of dynamic change and economic challenges for pilot participants. The chart below situates these pilots in the context of unemployment and inflation. Use the button at the bottom to toggle between viewing economic data and pilot timelines, and mouse over the chart for more detail.

Start of Covid-19 PandemicJan 2019MarMayJulSepNovJan 2020MarMayJulSepNovJan 2021MarMayJulSepNovJan 2022MarMayJulSepNovJan 2023MarMayJulSepNovJan 2024MarMayJulSepNovJan 2025MarMayJulSepNovJan 202602468101214161820Unemployment02468101214161820Inflation
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“I couldn’t sleep at night because I was worried about how I was going to pay student loans, personal loans, and my car payment. These payments have allowed me to pay for these things.”

Income Mobility Program for Atlanta Community Transformation (I.M.P.A.C.T)

Atlanta, GA

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