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Development Discussion Paper
Media, Demonstrations, and Public Good Delivery: Evidence from World Bank Projects during Natural Disasters Nicola Limodio August 2016
Paper No' EOPP 62:
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JEL Classification: H84; I38; L82; Q54


Tags: disaster aid; government policy; media; natural disasters

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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SPCC Research Report
The Coalition's Social Policy Record: Policy Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015 Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, Amanda Fitzgerald, John Hills, Abigail McKnight, Polina Obolenskaya, Kitty Stewart, Stephanie Thomson, Rebecca Tunstall and Polly Vizard January 2015
Paper No' SPCCRR04:
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; tax and benefit policy; income redistribution

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CASE Paper
Richard Titmuss: Forty years on Howard Glennerster
February 2014
Paper No' CASE/180:
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JEL Classification: I38


Tags: social policy; titmuss; well-being

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SPCC Research Report
Prosperity, Poverty and Inequality in London 2000/01-2010/11 Ruth Lupton, Polly Vizard, Amanda Fitzgerald, Alex Fenton, Ludovica Gambaro and Jack Cunliffe July 2013
Paper No' SPCCRR03:
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Tags: social policy; income poverty; umbr; inner london; outer london; wealth inequality

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SPCC Research Report
Winners and Losers in the Crisis: The Changing Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK 2007 - 2010 John Hills, Jack Cunliffe, Ludovica Gambaro, Polina Obolenskaya and Ruth Lupton July 2013
Paper No' SPCCRR02:
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; earnings inequality; educational inequalities; wealth inequality

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SPCC Research Report
Labour's Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010 Ruth Lupton, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard
July 2013
Paper No' SPCCRR01:
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Tags: social policy; socio-economic inequalities; tax and benefit policy; income redistribution

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SPCC Working Paper
Labour's Record on Health (1997-2010) Polly Vizard and Polina Obolenskaya
July 2013
Paper No' SPCCWP02:
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Tags: health; health inequalities; primary care quality; adult mortality; social policy

SPCC Working Paper
Small-area measures of income poverty This paper considers techniques for measuring the prevalence of income poverty within small areas, or “neighbourhoods”, in Britain. Alex Fenton
May 2013
Paper No' SPCCWP01:
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Tags: area; small-area; small; proxy; neighbourhood; spatial; measurement; cold climate; social policy in a cold climate

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SPCC Research Note Series
Social Policy in a Cold Climate: A Framework for Analysing the Effects of Social Policy Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard April 2013
Paper No' SPCCRN001:
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Tags: public spending; welfare state; coalition; labour; financial crisis; cuts; social policy in a cold climate

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CASE Paper
A Wealth Tax Abandoned: The role of the UK Treasury 1974-6 Howard Glennerster
June 2011
Paper No' CASE/147:
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JEL Classification: H27


Tags: wealth tax; policy process; uk treasury

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CASE Paper
Fiscal costs of climate mitigation programmes in the UK: A challenge for social policy? Sam Marden and Ian Gough
June 2011
Paper No' CASE/145:
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JEL Classification: Q58, I38, H53


Tags: carbon mitigation policy; social policy; fiscal competition

DARP Paper
Redistributive Taxation, Public Expenditure and the Size of Government Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and Joan Esteban
December 2009
Paper No' DARP 095:
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JEL Classification: H23, H50 O50


Tags: government policy; income taxation; public expenditure

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CASE Paper
Welfare Reform in the United States: Implications for British Social Policy (with commentaries by Kitty Stewart, David Piachaud and Howard Glennerster) The findings of a number of outcome studies assessing the impact and effectiveness of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) are reviewed and commentaries consider how far American experience should be a guide to welfare policy in Britain. James Midgley April 2008
Paper No' CASE/131:
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JEL Classification: I38


Tags: welfare reform; comparative public policy; united states; uk

Political Economy and Public Policy Paper
Women in Politics. Evidence from the Indian states Irma Clots-Figueras
October 2005
Paper No' PEPP 14:
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JEL Classification: D70; H19; H41; H50;O10


Tags: gender; caste; panel data; policy; india.

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CASE Paper
Poverty and Inequality and Social Policy in China The paper examines three phases of development since the foundation of the People’s Republic during the period 1949 to 2004. An alternative strategy of a model of social development based on the livelihood approach is analysed and its potential to reduce poverty and inequality are considered. Bingqin Li and David Piachaud
November 2004
Paper No' CASE 087:
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JEL Classification: I3


Tags: poverty; inequality; social policy; china; livelihoods; social development

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CASE Paper
Changing Poverty Post-1997 David Piachaud and Holly Sutherland
December 2002
Paper No' CASE 063:
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Tags: poverty; welfare policy


Final revised version published as Poverty in Britain: The impact of government policy since 1997, by H Sutherland, T Sefton and D Piachaud, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2003
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CASE Paper
United Kingdom Education 1997-2001 Howard Glennerster
November 2001
Paper No' CASE 050:
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Tags: education productivity; higher education finance; labour education policy


This paper has been published as:
'United Kingdom Education 1997-2001', Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 18(2), July 2002
International Studies Paper
Japan and Australia's Foreign Policy, 1945-1952 Neville Meaney
March 2000
Paper No' IS/2000/384:
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Tags: japan; australia; foreign policy; british commonwealth

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CASE Paper
How Effective is the British Government's Attempt to Reduce Child Poverty? David Piachaud and Holly Sutherland
March 2000
Paper No' CASE 038:
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Tags: child poverty; tax and benefit policy; welfare-to-work


This paper has been published as Innocenti Working Paper No.77
This paper has been published as:
Reducing child poverty in Britain: An assessment of government policy 1997-2001’, Economic Journal, 111(469), 2001
This paper has been published as:
‘Child poverty in Britain and the New Labour Government’, Journal of Social Policy, 30(1), 2001
DARP Paper
Public Pension Reform, Demographics ,and Inequality Robert K von Weizsäcker
June 1995
Paper No' DARP 011:
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Tags: income distribution; population ageing; old-age insurance reform; fiscal-demographic policy conflicts; social policy design.