If you know of literature that is missing from the following lists, even though you think it fits, we welcome references.

Lived experiences with UBI & other unconditional payments:

Blomberg, Helena / Kroll, Christian and Tarkiainen, Laura (2021). Life on basic income-Interview accounts by basic income experiment participants on the effects of the experiment. In: O. Kangas, S. Jauhiainen, M. Simanainen, and M. Ylikanno (Eds.), Experimenting with Unconditional Basic Income. Lessons from the Finnish BI Experiment 2017-2018 (pp. 150–168). Edward Elgar Publishing.
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Bohmeyer, Michael and Cornelsen, Claudia (2019). Was würdest Du tun? Wie uns das Bedingungslose Grundeinkommen verändert - Antworten aus der Praxis. Berlin: Econ.
Bruckner, Tim A / Brown, Ryan A and Margerison-Zilko, Claire (2011). Positive income shocks and accidental deaths among Cherokee Indians: a natural experiment. In: International Journal of Epidemiology, 40(4), 1083–1090.
Calnitsky, David (2016). “More normal than welfare”: the Mincome experiment, stigma, and community experience. In: Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne de Sociologie, 53(1), 26–71.
Calnitsky, David and Latner, Jonathan P. (2017). Basic income in a small town: Understanding the elusive effects on work. In: Social Problems, 64(3), 373–397.
Foley, Douglas (2005). The Heartland chronicles revisited: the casino’s impact on settlement life. In: Qualitative Inquiry, 11(2), 296–320.
Hamilton, Leah and Mulvale, James P. (2019). “Human again”: the (unrealized) promise of basic income in ontario. In: Journal of Poverty, 23(7), 576–599.
Hill-Dixon, Amanda / Davis, Hannah / Patel, Gitanjali and Boelman, Victoria (2020). The Voices of Basic Minimum Income. A report evaluating experiences of a B-MINCOME trial in Barcelona (Executive Summary). Barcelona: The Young Foundation.
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Hill-Dixon, Amanda / Davis, Hannah / Patel, Gitanjali and Boelman, Victoria (2020). The Voices of Basic Minimum Income. Executive Summary (Executive Summary). Barcelona: The Young Foundation.
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Hossain, Naomi / Brook, S. / Garbarino, S. / Notususanto, S. / Noor, I. R. and Seda, F. (2012). The social impacts of Cash Transfer Programs in Indonesia. Australia - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DFAT / Oxford Policy Management, OPM.
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McDowell, Tom and Ferdosi, Mohammad (2021). The Impacts of the Ontario Basic Income Pilot: A Comparative Analysis of the Findings from the Hamilton Region. In: Basic Income Studies.
Owusu-Addo, Ebenezer / Renzaho, Andre MN and Smith, Ben J. (2018). The impact of cash transfers on social determinants of health and health inequalities in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. In: Health Policy and Planning, 33(5), 675–696.
Riutort, Sebastià / Julià, Albert / Laín, Bru and Torrens, Lluís (2021). B-MINCOME pilot final results (2017-2019). Combining a guaranteed minimum income and active social policies in deprived urban areas of Barcelon (EXECUTIVE REPORT). Barcelona: Direction of Social Innovation, Area of Social Rights, Global Justice, Feminism and LGBTI Affairs, Barcelona City Council.
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Shinyama, Loini Ndeshipanda (2020). Reducing dependency when implementing the basic income grant in Namibia: views of Social Workers and Administrative Officers (Thesis). University of the Witwatersrand.
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West, Stacia / Baker, Amy Castro / Samra, Sukhi and Coltrera, Erin (2021). Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration. Preliminary Analysis: SEED’s First Year. Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration SEED.
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Wolfe, Barbara / Jakubowski, Jessica / Haveman, Robert and Courey, Marissa (2012). The Income and Health Effects of Tribal Casino Gaming on American Indians. In: Demography, 49(2), 499–524.
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Y Combinator (2017). Basic income project proposal: Overview for comments and feedback. Y Combinator Research.
Young Seong Yoo / Sungjin Yun / Wonho Jeong / Kyoseong Kim / Seungho Baek / Jeonghee Suh / … Jooyoung Ma (2020). Analysis of the Policy Effects of Youth Basic Income in Gyeonggi Province (II) : Comparison of the Ex-ante and Ex-post Surveys (Policy Studies 2020-78). Suwon: Gyeonggi Research Institute.
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Lived experiences without UBI & other unconditional payments:

Nevertheless informative regarding UBI

Daniels, Eva / Franzmann, Manuel and Jung, Matthias (2010). Die “Krise der Arbeitsgesellschaft” in Interviews mit Adoleszenten. Welche Auswirkungen hätte ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen auf ihr Leben? In: M. Franzmann (Ed.), Bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen als Antwort auf die Krise der Arbeitsgesellschaft (pp. 167–196). Weilerswist: Velbrück Wissenschaft.
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Evans, Patricia M. (2009). Lone mothers, workfare and precarious employment: Time for a Canadian Basic Income?. In: International Social Security Review, 62(1), 45–63.
Garcia-Murillo, Martha A. and MacInnes, Ian P. (2021). Consumption Patterns under a Universal Basic Income. In: Basic Income Studies.
Leuven, Federica Rossetti-KU and Leuven, Tijs Laenen-KU (2020). An unconditional basic income? How Dutch citizens justify their opinions about a basic income and work conditionality. In: Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.
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Linnanvirta, Suvi / Kroll, Christian and Blomberg, Helena (2019). The perceived legitimacy of a basic income among Finnish food aid recipients. In: International Journal of Social Welfare, 28(3), 271–281.
Matthew, Johnson / Dan, Degerman and Robert, Geyer (2019). Exploring the Health Case for Universal Basic Income: Evidence from GPs Working with Precarious Groups. In: Basic Income Studies, 14(2), 1–11.
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Ribeiro, Diamantino / Costa, António Pedro and Ribeiro, João Filipe (2020). Qualitative Analysis Concerning Universal Basic Income - Perceptions in Portugal. In: European Journal of Marketing and Economics, 3(1), 72–86.
Tracy, Shildrick and Robert, MacDonald (2012). Poverty and Insecurity: Life in Low-Pay, No-Pay Britain. Policy Press.
Ullrich, Carsten G. (2002). Prospects for popular support of basic income (in case of unemployment). In: 9th BIEN International Congress, Geneva (pp. 12–14).
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Welfare Conditionality Project (2018). Welfare Conditionality Project 2013-2018. Final findings report. York: Welfare Conditionality Project, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York.
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Scoping Reviews:

Gibson, Marcia / Hearty, Wendy and Craig, Peter (2018). Universal basic income: A scoping review of evidence on impacts and study characteristics. Edinburgh: What Works Scotland.
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Gibson, Marcia / Hearty, Wendy and Craig, Peter (2020). The public health effects of interventions similar to basic income: a scoping review. In: The Lancet Public Health, 5(3), e165–e176.
Pinto, Andrew D. / Perri, Melissa / Pedersen, Cheryl L. / Aratangy, Tatiana / Hapsari, Ayu Pinky and Hwang, Stephen W. (2021). Exploring different methods to evaluate the impact of basic income interventions: a systematic review. In: International Journal for Equity in Health, 20(1), 142.


Other qualitative-reconstructive research on UBI

Cigna, Luca Michele (2022). Looking for a North Star? Ideological justifications and trade unions’ preferences for a universal basic income. In: European Journal of Industrial Relations, 28(2), 129–146.
Gebauer, Ronald / Petschauer, Hanna and Vobruba, Georg (2003). Wer sitzt in der Armutsfalle? Selbstbehauptung zwischen Sozialhilfe und Arbeitsmarkt (2., unveränd. Aufl). Berlin: Ed. Sigma.
Merrill, Roberto / Neves, Catarina and Laín, Bru (2021). Basic Income Experiments: A Critical Examination of Their Goals, Contexts, and Methods. Springer Nature.
Müller, Matthias (2011). Sozialpolitische Innovationen. Zum Konflikt von Strukturen und Deutungsmustern. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
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Opielka, Michael / Müller, Matthias / Bendixen, Tim and Kreft, Jesco (2010). Grundeinkommen und Werteorientierungen: Eine empirische Analyse (2nd ed.). VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
Rossetti, Federica / Roosma, Femke / Laenen, Tijs and Abts, Koen (2020). An unconditional basic income? How Dutch citizens justify their opinions about a basic income and work conditionality. In: Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 36(3), 284–300.