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Methodology, concepts and measures

Research, listed most recent first.

On 'Consistent' Poverty

Rod Hick,  December 2012
Paper No' CASE/167: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; consistent poverty; low income; material deprivation; conceptualisation and measurement of poverty

Deliberative research as a tool to make value judgements

Tania Burchardt,  April 2012
Paper No' CASE/159: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; deliberative research; value judgements; capability approach; inequality; research design

Women’s 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 women’s 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

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

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

Modelling poverty by not modelling poverty: An application of a simultaneous hazards approach to the UK

Arnstein Aassve,  Simon Burgess,  Matt Dickson,  Carol Propper,  January 2006
Paper No' CASE/106: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; poverty dynamics; poverty transitions; simultaneous hazards

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

An exploration of childhood antecedents of female adult malaise in two British birth cohorts: Combining Bayesian model averaging and recursive partitioning

John Hobcraft,  Wendy Sigle-Rushton,  March 2005
Paper No' CASE 095: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; health and social care; health; methodology, concepts and measures; employment and income; measurement, concepts and measures; well-being; cohort; bayesian model averaging; recursive trees

One man's rags are another man's riches: Identifying adaptive preferences using panel data

Tania Burchardt,  December 2004
Paper No' CASE 086: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; adaptation; subjective well-being; satisfaction; income; panel data

Cohabitation and divorce across nations and generations

Kathleen E Kiernan,  March 2003
Paper No' CASE 065: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; divorce; parental divorce; cohabitation; comparative study; longitudinal; inter-generational

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

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

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

Measuring Income Mobility with Dirty Data (published in Ethnic and Racial Studies, 22(3), May 1999)

Frank A Cowell,  Christian Schluter,  November 1998
Paper No' CASE 016: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; mobility measures; robustness; data contamination

An Economic Model of Household Income Dynamics, with an Application to Poverty Dynamics among American Women

Simon Burgess,  Carol Propper,  July 1998
Paper No' CASE 009: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; poverty analysis; household income dynamics