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Welfare Reform in the United States: Implications for British Social Policy (with commentaries by Kitty Stewart, David Piachaud and Howard Glennerster)

James Midgley,  April 2008
Paper No' CASE/131: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
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.


Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; welfare reform; comparative public policy; united states; uk

US Poverty Studies and Poverty Measurement: The past 25 years

Howard Glennerster,  October 2000
Paper No' CASE 042: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; poverty; poverty measurement; united states