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

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

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

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