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Women’s family histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany
Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham and Tom Sefton
Using data from several large scale longitudinal surveys, this paper investigates the relationship between older women’s families histories and their personal incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany, By comp...Read more...
The relationship between women’s work histories and incomes in later life in the UK, US and West Germany
Tom Sefton, Jane Falkingham and Maria Evandrou
Using data from several large scale longitudinal surveys, this paper investigates the relationship between older women’s personal incomes and their work histories in the UK, US and West Germany. By comparing three countr...Read more...
Family ties: Women’s work and family histories and their association with incomes in later life in the UK
Tom Sefton, Maria Evandrou and Jane Falkingham
This paper examines the relationship between the family and work histories of older women in the UK and their individual incomes in later life, using retrospective data from the first fifteen waves of the British Househo...Read more...
Using the British Household Panel Survey to explore changes in housing tenure in England
Very little information exists about households’ longer-term movements between tenures. Some cross-section datasets include information on length of stay in any residence but we have no systematic study of movement over ...Read more...
Income Dynamics and the Life Cycle
John A. Rigg and Tom Sefton
This paper argues that our understanding of income and poverty dynamics benefits from taking a life cycle perspective. A person¿s age and family circumstances ¿ the factors that shape their life cycle ¿ affect the likeli...Read more...
Recent Changes in the Distribution of the Social Wage
This paper examines the distribution of the ¿social wage¿ benefits in kind from welfare services, including the National Health Service, state education, social housing, and personal social services. The current Governme...Read more...
Getting Less for More: Economic Evaluation in the Social Welfare Field
Economic evaluation has an important role in helping to make decisions about the use of scarce resources in an explicit and rational manner, yet economic evaluation is not well-developed in many areas of social welfare. ...Read more...