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Employment and the labour market

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The Coalition's Record on Employment: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015

Abigail McKnight,  January 2015
Paper No' SPCCWP15: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf) | Summary (pdf)

Using play to help families learn: Evaluation of Trafford Hallís Playing 2 Learn Programme 2008-11

Laura Lane,  Liz Richardson,  August 2012
Paper No' CASE/162: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; family intervention; family learning; play; vulnerable families; evaluation

Pathways and penalties: Mothersí employment trajectories and wage growth in the Families and Children Study

Francesca Bastagli,  Kitty Stewart,  December 2011
Paper No' CASE/157: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; maternal employment; wages; mothers; employment trajectories

Social Housing and Social Exclusion 2000-2011

Rebecca Tunstall,  July 2011
Paper No' CASE/153: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; regions and area inequalities; cities; area inequalities; localisation; social housing; social exclusion; inequality; worklessness; housing quality; neighbourhood quality; participation

Employment trajectories and later employment outcomes for mothers in the British Household Panel Survey: An analysis by skill level

Kitty Stewart,  May 2011
Paper No' CASE/144: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; maternal employment; employment trajectories; wage growth

An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK - Report of the National Equality Panel

John Hills,  January 2010
Paper No' CASEreport 60: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
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.


Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; health and social care; social care; regions and area inequalities; cities; 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;

Womenís family histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany

Maria Evandrou,  Jane Falkingham,  Tom Sefton,  June 2009
Paper No' CASE/138: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; pensions; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; comparative; older women; pensions; work history; life course

The relationship between womenís work histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany

Tom Sefton,  Jane Falkingham,  Maria Evandrou,  June 2009
Paper No' CASE/137: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; tax, benefits and pensions; welfare benefits and policy; pensions; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; comparative; older women; pensions; work history; life course

Family ties: Womenís work and family histories and their association with incomes in later life in the UK

Tom Sefton,  Maria Evandrou,  Jane Falkingham,  December 2008
Paper No' CASE/135: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; children, families and education; children and child poverty; older women; pensions; work history; family history; life course; retirement incomes

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

Assimilation of Migrants into the British Labour Market

Richard Dickens,  Abigail McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CASE/133: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; migration; labour markets; assimilation

Changes in earnings inequality and mobility in Great Britain 1978/9-2005/6

Richard Dickens,  Abigail McKnight,  October 2008
Paper No' CASE/132: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; earnings inequality; labour market mobility

Employment trajectories for mothers in low-skilled work: Evidence from the British Lone Parent Cohort

Kitty Stewart,  May 2007
Paper No' CASE/122: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; maternal employment; employment trajectories; wage progression

Work-Life Balance in a Low-Income Neighbourhood

Hartley Dean,  Alice Coulter,  November 2006
Paper No' CASE/114: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; work-life balance; low-income; employment rights; tax credits; childcare

The Social Protection of Rural Workers in the Construction Industry in Urban China

Bingqin Li,  Huamin Peng,  November 2006
Paper No' CASE/113: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; neighbourhoods and communities; regions and area inequalities; area inequalities; social security; rural-urban migrants; construction workers; industrial organisation; social exclusion; people’s republic of china; work related risks

Transition from Work to Retirement in EU25

Asghar Zaidi,  Mattia Makovec,  Michael Fuchs,  October 2006
Paper No' CASE/112: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; retirement; retirement policies; labour force and employment; labour force and employment size; labour force and employment structure

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

Labour Market Disadvantage amongst Disabled People: A longitudinal perspective

John A. Rigg,  November 2005
Paper No' CASE 103: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; disability; health and social care; social care; disability; labour market; longitudinal; dynamics

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

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

Poverty and Inequality and Social Policy in China

Bingqin Li,  David Piachaud,  November 2004
Paper No' CASE 087: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
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.


Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; poverty; inequality; social policy; china; livelihoods; social development

Employment, Family Union, and Childbearing Decisions in Great Britain

Arnstein Aassve,  Simon Burgess,  Matt Dickson,  Carol Propper,  April 2004
Paper No' CASE 084: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; demographic transitions; marriage; divorce; birth; employment

The Economic Basis of Social Class

John H Goldthorpe,  Abigail McKnight,  February 2004
Paper No' CASE 080: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; social class; relations and conditions of employment; lifetime earnings; employment stability; employment security

Disability and Disadvantage: Selection, onset and duration effects

Stephen P Jenkins,  John A. Rigg,  November 2003
Paper No' CASE 074: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; disability; health and social care; social care; disability; selection; disadvantage; work; employment

The Effect of Unobservables on Labour Supply Decisions: The formal and informal sector during transition

Ceema Zahra Namazie,  June 2003
Paper No' CASE 072: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; transition; informal activities; labour supply decisions

Identifying Vulnerable Groups in the Kyrgyz Labour Market: Some Implications for the National Poverty Reduction Strategy

Sabine Bernabe,  Alexandre Kolev,  June 2003
Paper No' CASE 071: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; household surveys; unemployment; employment; working conditions; poverty; wage determination; vulnerable groups

Why Labour Hoarding may be Rational: A model of firm behaviour during transition

Ceema Zahra Namazie,  May 2003
Paper No' CASE 069: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; transition; enterprise production; labour demand

Continuity and Change in Pathways to Young Adult Disadvantage: Results from a British Birth Cohort

John Hobcraft,  April 2003
Paper No' CASE 066: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; intergenerational transmission; disadvantage; gender

Informal Employment in Countries in Transition: A conceptual framework

Sabine Bernabe,  April 2002
Paper No' CASE 056: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; informal sector; transition; labour markets; poverty

Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment

Tania Burchardt,  Julian Le Grand,  April 2002
Paper No' CASE 055: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; employment; opportunity; capability; voluntary

Sheer Class? The Extent and Sources of Variation in the UK Graduate Earnings Premium

Abigail McKnight,  Robin Naylor,  Jeremy Smith,  March 2002
Paper No' CASE 054: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; schools and education; graduate earnings; degree class; subject

Growing Up: School, family and area influences on adolescents' later life chances

Simon Burgess,  Karen Gardiner,  Carol Propper,  September 2001
Paper No' CASE 049: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; family background; poverty; wages; impact of schooling; area effects

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

Why rising tides don't lift all boats? An explanation of the relationship between poverty and unemployment in Britain

Simon Burgess,  Karen Gardiner,  Carol Propper,  February 2001
Paper No' CASE 046: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; poverty; unemployment; economic cycle

The Class of '81: The effects of early-career unemployment on subsequent unemployment experiences

Simon Burgess,  Carol Propper,  Hedley Rees,  Arran Shearer,  December 1999
Paper No' CASE 032: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; unemployment; scarring; pseudo-cohorts

The Family Gap in Pay: Evidence from Seven Industrialised Countries

Susan Harkness,  Jane Waldfogel,  December 1999
Paper No' CASE 030: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; women's earnings; effects of children on incomes

The Decline of Employment Among Older People in Britain

Nigel Campbell,  January 1999
Paper No' CASE 019: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; labour force participation; older workers

When Work Disappears: New Implications for Race and Urban Poverty in the Global Economy

William Julius Wilson,  November 1998
Paper No' CASE 017: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; neighbourhoods and communities; regions and area inequalities; cities; joblessness; race; urban poverty

Exclusion, Employment and Opportunity

A.B. Atkinson,  John Hills,  January 1998
Paper No' CASE 004: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; income inequalities; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; social exclusion; income mobility; employment; skills