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Kate Summers and David Young
A key aim of Universal Credit is to simplify the social security system. While several aspects of its introduction have received critical attention, this overarching aim continues to receive acceptance and support. Drawi...Read more...
10 February 2020
Bruce Bradbury, Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook
Previous research has documented significantly larger income-related gaps in children's early cognitive development in the United States than in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In this study, we investigate th...Read more...
15 February 2019
Polly Vizard, Polina Obolenskaya and Tania Burchardt
The article provides the first estimates of prevalence and trends in child poverty amongst young carers aged 5–19 in the UK using specialized income data from the Family Resources Survey / the Households Below Average In...Read more...
14 January 2019
Mireia Borrell-Porta, Joan Costa-Font and Julia Philipp
We study the effect of parenting daughters on attitudes towards gender norms in the UK; specifically, attitudes towards the traditional male breadwinner norm in which it is the husband's role to work and the wife's to st...Read more...
1 January 2019
Tania Burchardt, Emily Jones and Polina Obolenskaya
Help with activities of daily living for people in the community is provided through formal services (public and private) and informal (often unpaid) care. This paper investigates how these systems interlock and who is a...Read more...
1 July 2018
Riots, social exclusion, and endless improvement programmes have been a feature of the poorest neighbourhoods in France and England for the last thirty-five years or more—particularly focused on large social housing esta...Read more...
24 July 2017