Whither poverty in Great Britain and the United States?
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Whither poverty in Great Britain and the United States? the determinants of changing poverty and whether work will work by Richard Dickens

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poverty -- United States.,
  • Poverty -- Great Britain.,
  • Poor -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Poor -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Public welfare -- United States.,
  • Public welfare -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard Dickens, David T. Ellwood.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8253, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8253.
ContributionsEllwood, David T., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22419212M

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Scholars in the United Kingdom emphasize that poverty in Great Britain has risen sharply since the late s. According to Goodman, Johnson, and Webb (), after remaining steady at roughly 11 percent though the s and falling to 8 or 9 percent in the s, it has since doubled. Ellwood, David T and Dickens, Richard () Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work will Work. Discussion Paper. Unset. Full text not available from this by:   Ellwood, David T. and Dickens, Richard, Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work (April ). KSG Working Paper No. Cited by: Government benefits reduced relative and absolute poverty considerably in Britain over this period but had little impact in the US. However, policy changes may have significantly increased work in the US, particularly among single parents, whereas in Britain they may have had the reverse : Richard Dickens and David T. Ellwood.

Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work. By Richard Dickens and David T. Ellwood. Abstract. Scholars emphasize that poverty in Britain has risen sharply since the late s. Meanwhile in the United States, both official figures and traditional poverty scholars Author: Richard Dickens and David T. Ellwood. Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work Richard Dickens and David T. Ellwood Introduction 1 1. Measuring Poverty in Britain and the US 3 2. The Trends in Relative and Absolute Poverty in the US and UK 8 3. Possible Explanations for the Changing Patterns of Poverty 9. Dickens, R. and Ellwood, D. T. (a), ‘Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work’, in R. Blundell, D. Card and R. Freeman (eds), Seeking a Premier League Economy, University of . Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy follows the history of poverty in the United States with an emphasis on the 20th century, and examines the evolvement of public policy and the impact of critical movements in social welfare such as the New Deal, the War on Poverty, and, more recently, the "end of Reviews: 1.

Downloadable! Scholars emphasize that poverty in Britain has risen sharply since the late s. Meanwhile in the United States, both official figures and traditional poverty scholars report sharp declines in poverty. We seek to provide a comparison of poverty levels in Britain and the US based on a set of common definitions. Whither Poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The Determinants of Changing Poverty and Whether Work Will Work Article in SSRN Electronic Journal May with 32 Reads. Get this from a library! Whither poverty in Great Britain and the United States?: the determinants of changing poverty and whether work will work. [Richard Dickens; David T Ellwood; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Dickens, Richard & Ellwood, David T., "Whither poverty in Great Britain and the United States? The determinants of changing poverty and whether work will work," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics , London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.