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The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income
The ‘Great Recession’ was the worst macroeconomic downturn since the 1930s in most OECD countries. In many economies, subsequent recovery has been sluggish, and has sometimes turned into a new
Resources, deprivation, and poverty
Poverty alleviation is a central aim of economic and social policy, and yet there is no consensus about what poverty means or how it is best measured. Often, the households below an income poverty
The Oxford handbook of economic inequality
The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality presents a new and challenging analysis of economic inequality, focusing primarily on economic inequality in highly developed countries. Bringing together
Poverty dynamics in eight countries
Despite very different macroeconomic conditions, demographic structures and degrees of income inequality, favorable income changes among low-income families with children were widespread and
Poverty and Deprivation in Europe
Research on poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish those in poverty, and this is also true of official poverty measurement and
Income, Deprivation and Economic Strain: An Analysis of the European Community Household Panel. ESRI WP109, June 1999
This paper is concerned with the relationship between household income and life-style deprivation, and how they impact on households’ perceptions of economic strain. We take as our point of departure
This Report is an independent document written at the request of the Luxembourg Government, in the context of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the first semester
Using Non-Monetary Deprivation Indicators to Analyze Poverty and Social Exclusion: Lessons from Europe?.
Non-monetary indicators of deprivation are now widely used in studying poverty in Europe. While measuring financial resources remains central, having reliable information about material deprivation
Resources deprivation and the measurement of poverty
Ringen has advocated the use of both income and deprivation criteria in identifying those excluded from society due to lack of resources, a widely accepted definition of poverty. We illustrate with
Indicators and Targets for Social Inclusion in the European Union
In December 2001, the Laeken European Council adopted a set of commonly agreed and defined indicators for social inclusion. These should play a central role in monitoring the performance of Member