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The effects of classroom socioeconomic composition on student’s civic knowledge in Chile
In Chile, the influence of the socioeconomic make-up of classrooms on achievement has been extensively studied in mathematics and language, but less in currently important non-traditional subjectsExpand
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Impact of mining activities on soils in a semi-arid environment: Sierra Almagrera district, SE Spain
Field and laboratory-column studies were undertaken in order to investigate soil contamination derived from past mining activity in the Sierra Almagrera (SA) district in southeast Spain. TheExpand
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Mountains on the move: recent trends in national and EU-wide income dynamics in old and new EU Member States
In European poverty research, poverty is usually measured with a poverty line defined as a percentage of the national median income. However, for grasping trends in social cohesion in the EuropeanExpand
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The EU Convergence Machine at Work. To the Benefit of the EU's Poorest Citizens?
Social cohesion in the EU (European Union) is usually assessed on the basis of GDP per capita and relative poverty rates. These indicators show that the ‘European convergence machine’ led to greaterExpand
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The end of decent social protection for the poor? The dynamics of low wages, minimum income packages and median household incomes
Why is it that, in almost three decades and despite growth of income, employment and high levels of social spending, even the most developed welfare states in the world failed to improve minimumExpand
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The Covid-19 crisis response helps the poor: the distributional and budgetary consequences of the UK lock-down
We nowcast the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and related lock-down measures in the UK and then analyse the distributional and budgetary effects of the estimated individual income shocks,Expand
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Has the potential for compensating poverty by women’s employment growth been depleted?
Although employment growth is propagated as being crucial to reduce poverty across OECD countries, the actual impact of employment growth on poverty rates is still unclear. This study presents novelExpand
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Baseline results from the EU 28 EUROMOD : 2017-2020 *
ISER, University of Essex This paper presents baseline results from the latest version of EUROMOD (version I3.0+), the tax-benefit microsimulation model for the EU. First, we briefly report theExpand
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Financial work incentives and the long-term unemployed: the case of Belgium
There is an abundant body of research studying the effect of financial work incentives on employment. Most studies exploit variation within groups over time or across employed and unemployed people,Expand
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