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One of the world's largest basic-income trials, a 2-year program in Finland, was a major flop. But experts say the test was flawed

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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In 2017, Finland became the first European country to test a government-backed unconditional basic income , which gave people a regular stipend with no strings attached.
The trial ended in December 2018 and was widely considered a failure.
But many researchers argue that the experiment's structure was flawed.
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It wasn't the news that researchers wanted. Two years after Finland launched a basic-income trial in which nearly 2,000 unemployed residents were given a regular monthly stipend, many of the recipients...
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I spent 2 days at The Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls, which is so big it contains an aquarium - but I kept getting too lost to actually enjoy the shopping

I spent 2 days at The Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls, which is so big it contains an aquarium - but I kept getting too lost to actually enjoy the shopping

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The Dubai Mall is one of the biggest shopping centers in the world.
I found that I couldn't get to grips with it even after two different visits over two separate days, and even when I used the mall's own app to navigate.
But I did find that it was filled with entertainment options to break up the shopping, like selfie rooms and a giant aquarium.
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The Dubai Mall is the world's biggest shopping mall by land area, and I was curious to see what it was like to experience more than 10 million square feet of shopping in a city known as one of the most...
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