Basic Income Reconsidered. Social Justice, Liberalism, and the Demands of Equality, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Tre frågor om grundinkomst”, Balder Nr 2, 2012, 69-71.

Book review of ”Kjell Underlid, Sosial rettferd: Fattigdom og rikdom i det moderne Noreg”, Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning, 14 (2), 2011, 127-129.

“Should Surfers be Ostracised? Basic Income, Liberal Neutrality and the Work Ethos”, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, November 2011 (10)4.

“Global justice, luck egalitarianism, and non-domination”, paper for Nordic Network in Political Theory, 28-30 October 2011, Stockholm.

“Assigning responsibility for environmental harm: The case of eutrophication in the Baltic Sea”, paper for the 10th Nordic Environmental Social Science (NESS) Conference, June 14-16 2011, Stockholm.

"Radical liberalism, Rawls and the welfare state: justifying the politics of basic income". Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 13(4):495-516 (Awarded prize for "best article published in volume 13").

“Introduction: Basic Income, Sustainability and Post-Productivism”, Basic Income Studies: Vol. 4: Iss. 2, Article 3.
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“Två föreställningar om jämlikhet: Om rättvisa, självrespekt och välfärdspolitik” [”Two conceptions of equality: On justice, self-respect and welfare policy”], Tidsskrift for Velferdsforskning (Norwegian Journal of Welfare Research), vol. 13 (2) 2010, 70-82.

Rättvis fördelning och den generella välfärdens gränser: Om differensprincipen, aktivering och rätten till en inkomst” [Distributive justice and the boundaries of the universal welfare state: On the difference principle, activation and the right to an income], Tidskrift för politisk filosofi [Journal for political philosophy], Issue 1, 2010, 7-32.

Book review of Colin Farrelly’s "Justice, Democracy and Reasonable Agreement", Mind (Vol. 118, Number 471, July 2009).

Book Review: Daniel Raventós, "Basic Income: The Material Conditions of Freedom" in Basic Income Studies 3(2), 2008 (

"Social Republicanism and Basic Income" (with David Casassas) in Stuart White & Daniel Leighton (eds.), Building a Citizen Society: The Emerging Politics of Republican Democracy, London: Lawrence & Wishart, 2008.

Arbete, frihet och den generella välfärdsstaten” [Work, Freedom and the Universal Welfare State], September 2008 in Tvärsnitt (the journal of Vetenskapsrådet, the Swedish Research Council).

“Justice, Work and the Welfare State: Exploring the Boundaries of Nordic Universalism”, Invited lecture for joint session held by the Seminar for the Analysis of Social Policy (SAPS) and the Group for Analytical Sociology and Institutional Design (GSADI) at the Universitat de Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, July 3 2008.

 “Freedom, Reciprocity and the Ethos of Work”, Paper presented in the panel Freedom and Reciprocity: Basic Income and the Institutions of a Property-Owning Democracy, BIEN World Congress on Basic Income, Dublin, Ireland, June 21 2008.

“Just Distribution. Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income”, Invited lecture at the higher research seminar, Department of Social Science, Växjö University, Sweden, May 27 2008.

 “Anthroposophical Reflections on Basic Income” (by Johannes Hohlenberg, edited and introduced by Simon Birnbaum and Erik Christensen), Basic Income Studies 2 (2) 2007, Article 6.

“Beyond Welfare State Capitalism? Foundations of a Citizen Society in Europe” (with David Casassas), Paper for the NSU workshop on ‘Social Republicanism and the Welfare State’, Wik Castle, Sweden, July 22-29 2007.

”Social republikanism och andelssamhället: Välfärdspolitiska innovationer inom samtida rättviseteori” Erik Christensen, Karsten Lieberkind och Christian Ydesen (red.), Retten til basisindkomst – en demokratisk frigørelse, NSU/Aarhus University Press, 2007.

“What future for a Swedish style welfare model?” Invited talk for special course on Ethics and Economics, Louvain-la-Neuve (chaired by Philippe van Parijs), April 24 2007.

“Liberal neutrality and the ethos of work”, Graduate Political Theory Workshop, Department of Politics and Political Relations, University of Oxford, March 7 2007. A shorter presentation of the argument was given at an “informal Tuesdays” session at Hoover Chair in Social and Economic Ethics, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, April 24 2007.

“The liberal case for unconditional distribution. Real libertarianism and the restriction objection”. Paper presented in the Nuffield Political Theory Workshop, University of Oxford, February 12 2007. 

“A Rawlsian case for basic income”. First draft presented in the Political theory workshop, Department of Political Science (Stockholm), May 2006. Second draft presented in the NSU Workshop on Social Republicanism in Copenhagen, March 17-18 2007.

“Basic income and the Swedish welfare state: An introduction”, lecture given at a Swedish Green Party seminar on basic income organized by Carl Schlyter (with Carole Pateman, Karl Widerquist, Stuart White and Angela Aylward), August 19, 2006.

“Strong reciprocity vs. wealth sharing: Rawlsian justice and the left-libertarian challenge”, Paper presented at a Conference of the Swedish Network for Political Theory, Stockholm, April 2006.

”Universell grundinkomst och den svenska välfärdsstaten. Mot en ny generation av inkomsträttigheter?” (Universal Basic Income and the Swedish Welfare State), presented at Nordic Summer University, Klekken, Norway 2005. Published in Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 2005 (4).

“Luck and Responsibility”, paper/dissertation chapter presented at Conference of Swedish Network for Political Theory, Örebro, Sweden April 2005.

“The Attractions of Real Libertarianism”, paper/dissertation chapter presented at the Conference on Equality and the Welfare State, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 19-20 November 2004.

“Real Libertarianism, Structural Injustice and the Democratic Ideal”, paper presented at the 10th Conference of Basic Income European Network, Barcelona, 19-20 September 2004. A revised version was presented at the annual meeting of The Swedish Political Science Association, Stockholm, October 7-9, 2004 and included in the USBIG Discussion Paper Series.

”Kan vi tänka bortom gott och ont?” i Ulf Mörkenstam & Jouni Reinikainen (red.), Perspektiv på perspektivismen, Stockholm: Doctus Indomitus, 2004.

”Liberal jämlikhet i teori och praktik: Acceptanskriterier vid normativ teoriprövning”. Paper for National Seminar on Methodology in Political Science, Uppsala 10-11 June 2003.