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Wealth and social mobility

Research, listed most recent first.

Education and Intergenerational Mobility: Help or Hindrance?

Jo Blanden,  Lindsey Macmillan,  January 2014
Paper No' CASE/179: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; employment and income; intergenerational income mobility

The relationship between EU indicators of persistent and current poverty

Stephen P Jenkins,  Philippe  Van Kerm,  March 2013
Paper No' CASE/169: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; persistent poverty; income poverty; poverty; eu-silc; europe

Accounting for cross-country differences in wealth inequality

Frank A Cowell,  Eleni Karagiannaki,  Abigail McKnight,  March 2013
Paper No' CASE/168: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; regions and area inequalities; cities; household wealth; wealth inequality; debt; housing assets; educational loans; age-wealth profiles; decomposition

Wealth accumulation in Great Britain 1995-2005: The role of house prices and the life cycle

Francesca Bastagli,  John Hills,  December 2012
Paper No' CASE/166: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; regions and area inequalities; cities; wealth; wealth inequality; house prices; life cycle

Mapping and measuring the distribution of household wealth: A cross-country analysis

Frank A Cowell,  Eleni Karagiannaki,  Abigail McKnight,  November 2012
Paper No' CASE/165: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; regions and area inequalities; cities; household wealth; wealth inequality; debt; housing assets; educational loans; age-wealth profiles

The effect of parental wealth on children’s outcomes in early adulthood

Eleni Karagiannaki,  August 2012
Paper No' CASE/164: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; wealth; intergenerational transmission; educational attainment

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

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

The distribution of total greenhouse gas emissions by households in the UK, and some implications for social policy

Ian Gough,  Saamah Abdallah,  Victoria Johnson,  Josh Ryan-Collins,  Cindy Smith,  July 2011
Paper No' CASE/152: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; environment, energy efficiency and climate change; household income distribution; greenhouse gas emissions; carbon policies; social policies; direct and embodied emissions

The Magnitude and Correlates of Inter-vivos Transfers in the UK

Eleni Karagiannaki,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/151: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; neighbourhoods and communities; inter-vivos transfers; inequality; altruism

Inequality among the Wealthy

Frank A Cowell,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/150: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; wealth distribution

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 inheritance on the distribution of wealth: Evidence from the UK

Eleni Karagiannaki,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/148: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; inheritance; wealth; intergenerational transfers; inequality

A Wealth Tax Abandoned: The role of the UK Treasury 1974-6

Howard Glennerster,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/147: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; wealth tax; policy process; uk treasury

Rrecent trends in the size and the distribution of inherited wealth in the UK

Eleni Karagiannaki,  June 2011
Paper No' CASE/146: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; inheritance; wealth; intergenerational transfers; inequality

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;

The Effect of Health on Consumption Decisions in Later Life: Evidence from the UK

Eleni Karagiannaki,  January 2009
Paper No' CASE/136: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; health and social care; health; health; consumption; wealth

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

Understanding the relationship between parental income and multiple child outcomes: A decomposition analysis

Paul Gregg,  Carol Propper,  Elizabeth Washbrook,  December 2007
Paper No' CASE/129: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; child outcomes; income; pathways; mediating factors

Freedom to be a Child: Commercial Pressures on Children

David Piachaud,  July 2007
Paper No' CASE/127: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; children, families and education; children and child poverty; childhood; consumption; advertising; commercialization

Tibor Barna: The redistributive impact of taxes and social policies in the UK: 1937-2005

Howard Glennerster,  December 2006
Paper No' CASE/115: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; income redistribution; taxation; social benefits

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

From Beveridge to Turner: Demography, Distribution and the Future of Pensions in the UK

John Hills,  June 2006
Paper No' CASE/110: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; employment and income; demographic change; pensions; retirement incomes; social security

Changes in the Living Arrangements of Elderly People in Greece: 1974-1999

Eleni Karagiannaki,  November 2005
Paper No' CASE 104: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; health and social care; social care; employment and income; elderly; intergenerational living arrangements; greece; poverty

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

Perceptions of Redistribution: Report on exploratory qualitative research

Alan Hedges,  March 2005
Paper No' CASE 096: 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; equality, capabilities and human rights; redistribution; attitudes; taxation; public spending

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

Income Mobility in Old Age in Britain and Germany

Asghar Zaidi,  Joachim R. Frick,  Felix Büchel,  December 2004
Paper No' CASE 089: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; income mobility; old age; pensions; britain and germany

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

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

Developing Family Development Accounts in Taipei: Policy innovation from income to assets

Li-Chen Cheng,  March 2004
Paper No' CASE 083: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; family development accounts (taipei); poverty; assets-building

Ethnic Segretation in England's Schools

Simon Burgess,  Deborah Wilson,  February 2004
Paper No' CASE 079: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; neighbourhoods and communities; regions and area inequalities; area inequalities; england; ethnic segregation; segregation indices; schools; minority group differences; spatial income clustering

Intergenerational and Life-Course Transmission of Social Exclusion in the 1970 British Cohort Study

Wendy Sigle-Rushton,  February 2004
Paper No' CASE 078: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; intergenerational and social mobility; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; disability; disadvantage; social exclusion; longitudinal; inter-generational

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

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

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

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

Tasting Freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition

Orsolya Lelkes,  August 2002
Paper No' CASE 059: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; health and social care; health; happiness; economic transition; religion; entrepreneurs

Smart Growth: The Future of the American Metropolis?

Bruce Katz,  July 2002
Paper No' CASE 058: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; housing; neighbourhoods and communities; regions and area inequalities; cities; area inequalities; localisation; smart growth; sprawl; metropolitan governance; decentralisation; urban revitalisation; economic competitiveness; sustainability; tax and regulatory policy

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

The Roles of Schooling and Educational Qualifications in the Emergence of Adult Social Exclusion

John Hobcraft,  December 2000
Paper No' CASE 043: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; employment and income; education; social exclusion; inter-generational transfers

Taxation for the Enabling State

John Hills,  August 2000
Paper No' CASE 041: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; tax; public spending; inequality; public attitudes; redistribution

Measuring Income Risk

Simon Burgess,  Karen Gardiner,  Stephen P Jenkins,  Carol Propper,  June 2000
Paper No' CASE 040: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; income risk; demographics; panel data

A Profile of Poverty in Tajikistan

Jane Falkingham,  April 2000
Paper No' CASE 039: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; central asia; transition economies; poverty; living standards

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

Income Transfers to the Elderly in East Asia: Testing Asian Values

Huck-ju Kwon,  June 1999
Paper No' CASE 027: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; public pensions; retirement policy; east asia

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

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

Intergenerational and Life-Course Transmission of Social Exclusion: Influences and Childhood Poverty, Family Disruption and Contact with the Police

John Hobcraft,  November 1998
Paper No' CASE 015: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; social exclusion; inter-generational; life-course; family; poverty; police

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

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

Income Dynamics in Germany, the USA and the UK: Evidence from Panel Data

Christian Schluter,  June 1998
Paper No' CASE 008: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; income inequalities; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; income dynamics; mobility; kernel density estimates; stochastic kernels; transition matrices; covariance structure

The Divorced and Who Divorces? (published as ch.16 in 'Changing Britain: Families and Households in the 1990s', S McRae (ed), OUP, 1999)

Kathleen E Kiernan,  Ganka Mueller,  May 1998
Paper No' CASE 007: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; children, families and education; children and child poverty; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; divorce; longitudinal study

Early Health Related Behaviours and their Impact on Later Life Chances: Evidence from the US (OUT (publ. in Health Economics, 7(5), 1998)

Simon Burgess,  Carol Propper,  February 1998
Paper No' CASE 006: 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; housing, neighbourhoods and environment; neighbourhoods and communities; alcohol and drug consumption; anti-social behaviour; earnings; marriage

Tax Relief and Partnership Pensions (A version of this paper has now been published in the journal Fiscal Studies, vol.19 No.4 ,1998)

Phil Agulnik,  Julian Le Grand,  February 1998
Paper No' CASE 005: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; pensions; pensions; tax; tax relief

The Legacy of Parental Divorce: Social, economic and demographic experiences in adulthood

Kathleen E Kiernan,  October 1997
Paper No' CASE 001: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; pensions; wealth and social mobility; intergenerational and social mobility; children, families and education; children and child poverty; employment and income; divorce; demography; impact on children