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Public Economics Programme Discussion Paper
The Optimal Timing of Unemployment Benefits: Theory and Evidence from Sweden J. Kolsrud, Camille Landais, P. Nilsson and Johannes Spinnewijn July 2015
Paper No' PEP 25:
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JEL Classification: H20;J64


Tags: unemployment; dynamic policy; sufficient statistics; consumption smoothing

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CASE Paper
The Coalition’s Record on Employment: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015 Abigail McKnight
March 2015
Paper No' CASE/187:
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JEL Classification: J21; J68; J08


Tags: employment policy; evaluation of labour policies; unemployment; wages

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CASE Report
Is Welfare Reform Working? Impacts on working age tenants Eileen Herden, Anne Power and Bert Provan
March 2015
Paper No' CASEreport 90:
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Tags: social housing; tenants; welfare; reform; employment; housing association; hailo

Public Economics Programme Discussion Paper
Assessing theWelfare Effects of Unemployment Benefits Using the Regression Kink Design Camille Landais
July 2012
Paper No' PEP 16:
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Tags: unemployment insurance; regression kink design.

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CASE Paper
Pathways and penalties: Mothers’ employment trajectories and wage growth in the Families and Children Study Francesca Bastagli and Kitty Stewart December 2011
Paper No' CASE/157:
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JEL Classification: J22, J24, J31


Tags: maternal employment; wages; mothers; employment trajectories

CASE Report
An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK - Report of the National Equality Panel The report looks at the relationship between people’s economic outcomes and their characteristics and finds that inequalities in people's economic positions are also related to their characteristics such as gender, age, ethnicity, religion and education. John Hills
January 2010
Paper No' CASEreport 60:
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Tags: inequality; economic inequalities in the uk; educational outcomes; employment status; wages and earnings; individual income; incomes on a household basis; household wealth; distributions of economic outcomes; education; employment; wages and earnings; gender; age; ethnicity and religion; disability; sexual orientation; social class; housing tenure; nation and region; area deprivation;

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CASE Report
Transforming Cities across Europe: An interim report on problems and progress A report on the problems of industrial decline, unemployment and the progress and recovery of seven ‘Phoenix’ cities across Europe Leipzig, Sheffield, Bilbao, Torino, Belfast, Saint Etienne, and Bremen Anne Power, Jorg Ploger and Astrid Winkler
March 2008
Paper No' CASEreport 49:
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Tags: cities; urban; decline; industry; unemployment; regeneration; leipzig; sheffield; bilbao; torino; belfast; saint etienne; bremen

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CASE Paper
Employment trajectories for mothers in low-skilled work: Evidence from the British Lone Parent Cohort Kitty Stewart
May 2007
Paper No' CASE/122:
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JEL Classification: J22; J24; J31


Tags: maternal employment; employment trajectories; wage progression


This paper has been revised and updated May 2008
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CASE Paper
Work-Life Balance in a Low-Income Neighbourhood Hartley Dean and Alice Coulter
November 2006
Paper No' CASE/114:
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JEL Classification: I38; J22; J40


Tags: work-life balance; low-income; employment rights; tax credits; childcare

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CASE Paper
Transition from Work to Retirement in EU25 Asghar Zaidi, Mattia Makovec and Michael Fuchs
October 2006
Paper No' CASE/112:
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JEL Classification: J26; J21


Tags: retirement; retirement policies; labour force and employment; labour force and employment size; labour force and employment structure

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CASE Paper
Helter Skelter: Families, disabled children and the benefit system Families report that DLA makes a significant difference, not just for the disabled child but for the whole family but when repeatedly downrated or withdrawn generates considerable fluctuations in income and high levels of stress and ill health. The report outlines issues that must be addressed if reduce poverty amongst disabled children is to be reduced. Gabrielle Preston
February 2005
Paper No' CASE 092:
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JEL Classification: I38


Tags: appeals; benefits; disability; employment; extra costs; poverty; services; social exclusion; special needs; social inclusion; take-up; welfare rights

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CASE Paper
Employment, Family Union, and Childbearing Decisions in Great Britain Arnstein Aassve, Simon Burgess, Matt Dickson and Carol Propper April 2004
Paper No' CASE 084:
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JEL Classification: J12; J13; J22


Tags: demographic transitions; marriage; divorce; birth; employment

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CASE Paper
The Economic Basis of Social Class John H Goldthorpe and Abigail McKnight
February 2004
Paper No' CASE 080:
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JEL Classification: J310; J330; J210


Tags: social class; relations and conditions of employment; lifetime earnings; employment stability; employment security

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CASE Paper
Disability and Disadvantage: Selection, onset and duration effects Stephen P Jenkins and John A. Rigg
November 2003
Paper No' CASE 074:
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JEL Classification: J15;J18;J21


Tags: disability; selection; disadvantage; work; employment

DARP Paper
Argentina's Crises and the Poor, 1995-2002 Guillermo Cruces and Quentin Wodon
July 2003
Paper No' DARP 071:
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JEL Classification: D63; D81; I32


Tags: poverty; unemployment; argentina.

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CASE Paper
Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment Tania Burchardt and Julian Le Grand
April 2002
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Tags: employment; opportunity; capability; voluntary

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CASE Paper
Welfare Reform and Lone Mothers' Employment in the US Sheldon Danziger, Sandra K. Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt and Jane Waldfogel June 2001
Paper No' CASE 047:
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Tags: welfare; lone mothers; employment


Published in J. Millar and K. Rowlingson (eds.), Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross-National Comparisons, Policy Press, 2001
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CASE Paper
The Class of '81: The effects of early-career unemployment on subsequent unemployment experiences Simon Burgess, Carol Propper, Hedley Rees and Arran Shearer December 1999
Paper No' CASE 032:
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Tags: unemployment; scarring; pseudo-cohorts

CASE Paper
Exclusion, Employment and Opportunity A.B. Atkinson and John Hills
January 1998
Paper No' CASE 004:
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Tags: social exclusion; income mobility; employment; skills


A version of Ch.3 by Hills, with Karen Gardiner, was published as 'Policy implications of new data on income mobility', Economic Journal 109(453), 1999; A version of Ch.5 by Arulampalam and Booth was published as 'Training and Labour Market Flexibility: Is there a Trade-off?', The British Journal of Industrial Relations 36(4), 1998; Ch.6 by Green et al was published as 'Are British Workers Getting More Skilled?', in L. Borghans and A. de Grip (eds), The Over-Educated Worker? The Economics of Skill Utilisation, Edward Elgar, 2000
Development Economics Paper
Inequality, Unemployment and Contemporary Europe Amartya Sen
November 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 07:
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Tags: unemployment; individuality; social exclusion; ageging population; self-help; social responsibility.