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Simon Burgess, Karen Gardiner and Carol Propper
Truancy is often seen as irrational behaviour on the part of school age youth. This paper takes the opposite view and models truancy as the solution to a time allocation problem in which youths derive current returns fro...Read more...
This paper explores the links between school, family and area background influences during adolescence and later adult economic outcomes. The empirical analysis is based on data covering the period 1979 to 1996, drawn fr...Read more...
A.B. Atkinson, Karen Gardiner, Valérie Lechêne and Holly Sutherland
Karen Gardiner, John Hills and Mark Kleinman
Jane Falkingham, Karen Gardiner, John Hills, Valérie Lechêne and Holly Sutherland
Abstract: This paper is motivated by the lack of any obvious relationship between aggregate poverty and unemployment in Great Britain. We derive a framework based on individuals' risks of unemployment and poverty, and ho...Read more...
Simon Burgess, Karen Gardiner, Stephen P Jenkins and Carol Propper
We provide a critique of the methods that have been used to derive measures of income risk and draw attention to the importance of demographic factors as a source of income risk. We also propose new measures of the contr...Read more...