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Measuring individual well-being: A multidimensional index integrating subjective well-being and preferences

Lin Yang,  June 2017
Paper No' CASE/202: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: life satisfaction; multidimensional well-being; preferences; welfare economics

Changing Rules and Spending Cuts: Helping tenants help themselves and their landlords. Report from two Tenant Think Tanks

Alice Belotti,  July 2016
Paper No' CASEreport 108: Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tenants; housing; social landlords; welfare reform

Public and Private Welfare Activity in England

Polina Obolenskaya,  Tania Burchardt,  June 2016
Paper No' CASE/193: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: private provision; public provision; welfare system; public expenditure; private expenditure; health; education; social security; housing; social care

A fresh look at an old question: is pro-poor targeting of cash transfers more effective than universal systems at reducing inequality and poverty?

Abigail McKnight,  July 2015
Paper No' CASE/191: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: inequality; poverty; redistribution; cash transfers; welfare

Is Welfare Reform Working? Impacts on working age tenants

Eileen Herden,  Anne Power,  Bert Provan,  March 2015
Paper No' CASEreport 90: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf) | Summary (pdf) | Extended Paper (pdf) | Overview (pdf)
Tags: social housing; tenants; welfare; reform; employment; housing association; hailo

Climate Change and Sustainable Welfare: An Argument for the Centrality of Human Needs

Ian Gough,  July 2014
Paper No' CASE/182: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human needs; welfare theory; wellbeing; global justice; intergenerational justice; sustainability; preferences; capabilities

Re-visiting the conceptual framework for public/private boundaries in welfare

Tania Burchardt,  April 2013
Paper No' SPCCRN002: Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; social policy in a cold climate; private welfare

Social Policy in a Cold Climate: A Framework for Analysing the Effects of Social Policy

Tania Burchardt,  John Hills,  Ruth Lupton,  Kitty Stewart,  Polly Vizard,  April 2013
Paper No' SPCCRN001: Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; public spending; welfare state; coalition; labour; financial crisis; cuts; social policy in a cold climate

Equal access to high quality early education and care? Evidence from England and lessons from other countries

Ludovica Gambaro,  Kitty Stewart,  Jane Waldfogel,  March 2013
Paper No' CASEbrief 32: Full paper (pdf)
Tags: children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; public services and the welfare state; childcare; social policy

The Shifting Balance of Private and Public Welfare Activity in the United Kingdom, 1979 to 2007

Daniel Edmiston,  December 2011
Paper No' CASE/155: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; health and social care; health; social care; regions and area inequalities; cities; private provision; public provision; welfare system; public expenditure; health; education; social security; housing; personal care

Estimates of the asset-effect: The search for a causal effect of assets on adult health and employment outcomes

Abigail McKnight,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/149: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; asset effect; wealth; asset-based welfare

The Impact of Policy Change on Job Retention and Advancement

Richard Dickens,  Abigail McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CASE/134: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; labour market; welfare reform; job retention

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

Welfare Reforms and Child Well-Being in the US and UK

Jane Waldfogel,  July 2007
Paper No' CASE/126: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; welfare; poverty; expenditures; child well-being

Exploring the effects of integrated benefit systems and active labour market policies: Evidence from Jobcentre Plus in the UK

Eleni Karagiannaki,  February 2006
Paper No' CASE/107: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; jobcentre plus; welfare-to-work; non-jobseekers; policy evaluation

Expenditure Patterns Post-Welfare Reform in the UK: Are low-income families starting to catch up?

Paul Gregg,  Jane Waldfogel,  Elizabeth Washbrook,  May 2005
Paper No' CASE 099: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
This paper finds post 1998 UK welfare reforms children in low-income families were catching up in terms of their families’ spending in the overall areas of housing and utilities, food, clothing, leisure goods and services, and motoring and travel. The evidence also suggests reduced spending on alcohol and tobacco.


Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; child poverty; family expenditures; welfare reform; difference-in-difference

Jobcentre Plus or Minus? Exploring the performance of Jobcentre Plus for non-jobseekers

Eleni Karagiannaki,  March 2005
Paper No' CASE 097: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; jobcentre plus; welfare-to-work; non-jobseekers; policy evaluation

Public and Private Welfare Activity in the United Kingdom, 1979 to 1999

Rachel Smithies,  March 2005
Paper No' CASE 093: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; welfare; social spending; privatisation; contracting-out; public provision; private provision

Helter Skelter: Families, disabled children and the benefit system

Gabrielle Preston,  February 2005
Paper No' CASE 092: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
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.


Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; health and social care; social care; appeals; benefits; disability; employment; extra costs; poverty; services; social exclusion; special needs; social inclusion; take-up; welfare rights

Changing Poverty Post-1997

David Piachaud,  Holly Sutherland,  December 2002
Paper No' CASE 063: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; poverty; welfare policy

Recent Changes in the Distribution of the Social Wage

Tom Sefton,  December 2002
Paper No' CASE 062: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; social wage; benefits in kind; redistribution; inequality; welfare spending

Welfare Reform and Lone Mothers' Employment in the US

Sheldon Danziger,  Sandra K. Danziger,  Kristin Seefeldt,  Jane Waldfogel,  June 2001
Paper No' CASE 047: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; welfare; lone mothers; employment

Welfare to Work and the Organisation of Opportunity: Lessons from Abroad

Martin Evans,  February 2001
Paper No' CASEreport 15: Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
This paper examines the organisation, targeting and implementation of welfare to work programmes in five countries: the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands and the USA.


Tags: welfare-to-work; workfare; flexicurity; welfare; activation;

Getting Less for More: Economic Evaluation in the Social Welfare Field

Tom Sefton,  November 2000
Paper No' CASE 044: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; economic evaluation; social welfare; methodology

How Effective is the British Government's Attempt to Reduce Child Poverty?

David Piachaud,  Holly Sutherland,  March 2000
Paper No' CASE 038: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; child poverty; tax and benefit policy; welfare-to-work

Low Inequality with Low Redistribution? An analysis of income distribution in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan compared to Britain

Didier Jacobs,  January 2000
Paper No' CASE 033: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; income distribution; inequality; decomposition; east asia; japan; republic of south korea; republic of china (taiwan); united kingdom; social welfare; social security; family welfare

The Evolution of Disability Benefits in the UK: Re-weighting the basket

Tania Burchardt,  June 1999
Paper No' CASE 026: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; disability; disability benefits; welfare reform

Partnership in Pensions? Responses to the Pensions Green Paper

Phil Agulnik,  Nicholas Barr,  Jane Falkingham,  Katherine Rake,  April 1999
Paper No' CASE 024: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; new contract for welfare; partnership in pensions; uk retirement income system

Welfare in Transition: Trends in Poverty and Well-being in Central Asia

Jane Falkingham,  February 1999
Paper No' CASE 020: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; central asia; transition economies; poverty; living standards; welfare

Thatcherism, New Labour and the Welfare State (chapter in 'New Labour: A turning point in British Politics', H Kastgendiek and R Stimshoff (eds), Philo, 1999)

John Hills,  August 1998
Paper No' CASE 013: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; welfare state; welfare reform; thatcherism

Social Welfare Systems in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis including Private Welfare

Didier Jacobs,  July 1998
Paper No' CASE 010: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; east asia; japan; korea; taiwan; hong kong; singapore; welfare; private welfare; social security; income distribution; enterprise welfare; family welfare; public expenditure

Boundaries between Public and Private Welfare: a typology and map of services (publ.as Private Welfare and Public Policy, Burchardt, Hills and Propper, Rowntree Foundation, Jan 1999)

Tania Burchardt,  November 1997
Paper No' CASE 002: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; welfare benefits and policy; private welfare; privatisation; government expenditure