Finland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBCFinland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBC
Finland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBC

Why some countries are seriously considering handing out free money

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are some of the biggest advocates of universal basic income, saying it could provide flexibility for workers who could lose their jobs to robots or automation.

Topic |   European Union
Finland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBCFinland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBC
Finland is conducting a national experiment testing universal basic income. Photo: Benjamin Hall/CNBC
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