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British tax credit simplification, the intra-household distribution of income and family consumption

Paul Fisher.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics. 9394 words.

This paper asks whether targeting welfare benefits to women can be effective at changing household spending. We provide empirical evidence on this question by using a reform to the UK...

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Channels of labour supply responses of lone parents to changed work incentives

Xiaodong Gong and Robert Breunig.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9471 words.

In this article, we investigate the response of female lone parents to two reforms to the welfare system in Australia. Using childless single women as a control group, we find the first set...

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Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: A Case Study for China

Martin Ravallion.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 11285 words.

In theory, the informational advantage of decentralizing the eligibility criteria for a federal antipoverty program could come at a large cost to the program's performance in reaching the...

Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis?

Menno Pradhan, Fadia Saadah and Robert Sparrow.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10538 words.

The Indonesian Social Safety Net health card program was implemented in response to the economic crisis that hit Indonesia in 1997, to preserve access to health ...

The distributional consequences of a fiscal food policy: evidence from the UK

Richard Tiffin and Matthew Salois.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8344 words.

The literature on fiscal food policies focuses on their effectiveness in altering diets and improving health, while this paper focuses on their welfare costs. A formal welfare economics...

Do High Food Prices Increase Food Insecurity in the United States?

Christian A. Gregory and Alisha Coleman-Jensen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 11115 words.

While research establishing the link between high food prices and increased food insecurity in developing countries is robust, similar research about the United States has been lacking....

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Economic growth and welfare state: a case study of Sweden

Luis Buendía and Enrique Palazuelos.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8224 words.

In this article we analyse the relation between the dynamics of economic growth and the welfare state using the Swedish experience as a case study. We defend three theses concerning the...

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Economic Shocks and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Jacob Gerner Hariri, Christian Bjørnskov and Mogens K. Justesen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Public Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Development Planning and Policy. 8760 words.

This article examines how economic shocks affect individual well-being in developing countries. Using the case of a sudden and unanticipated currency devaluation in Botswana as a...

Everyday family experiences of the financial crisis: getting by in the recent economic recession

Sarah Marie Hall.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology. 13611 words.

Literature within economic geography on the financialisation of everyday life has so far overlooked the role of family. Using data collected from ethnographic research with six families in...

Examining the interaction between vertical and horizontal dimensions of state transformation

Milena Büchs.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Public Economics. 7649 words.

Two dimensions of state transformation often analysed separately can be identified as vertical authority shifts between different levels of government and horizontal authority transfers...

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Government Spending, Growth and Poverty in Rural India

Shenggen Fan, Peter Hazell and Sukhadeo Thorat.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Public Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Using state-level data for 1970–93, a simultaneous equation model was developed to estimate the direct and indirect effects of different types of government expenditure on ruralpoverty and...

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Green growth, degrowth, and the commons

Michael Jakob and Ottmar Edenhofer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10718 words.

The concepts of ‘green growth’ and ‘degrowth’ occupy central positions in the public debate on the relationship between economic growth and the environment. While proponents of the former...

Growing care gaps, shrinking state? Home care workers and the Fair Labor Standards Act

Kim England and Caitlin Alcorn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Public Economics; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8582 words.

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Home care work will be among the fastest growing jobs in the USA in the next 10 years, linked to the increase in people aged over 65. Located at the...

How Can Safety Nets Contribute to Economic Growth?

Harold Alderman and Ruslan Yemtsov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Other Economic Systems. 8948 words.

The paper provides an up-to date and selective review of the literature on how social safety nets contribute to growth. The evidence is carefully chosen to show how safety nets have the...

The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.

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We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

Income polarization in European countries and Europe wide, 2004–2012

Jinxian Wang, Koen Caminada, Kees Goudswaard and Chen Wang.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty. 8414 words.

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Polarization is an interesting additional social indicator for analyzing income distribution across countries, as it captures the phenomenon of...

Journalists and the Stock Market

Casey Dougal, Joseph Engelberg, Diego García and Christopher A. Parsons.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 16884 words.

We use exogenous scheduling of Wall Street Journal columnists to identify a causal relation between financial reporting and stock market performance. To measure the media's unconditional...

The local and regional impact of the UK’s welfare reforms

Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 7785 words.

The Coalition government that came to power in the UK in 2010 is implementing unprecedented welfare reforms. These have the effect of substantially reducing payments to a wide range of...

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Neo-liberal poverty governance: race, place and the punitive turn in US welfare policy

Sanford F. Schram, Richard C. Fording and Joe Soss.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Public Economics. 9760 words.

This article provides empirical evidence on the operation and effects of the neo-liberal system of poverty governance emerging in the United States. Relying on data collected on Florida, a...

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Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare: a centenary assessment

David Collard.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; General Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8887 words.

Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare offered a programme of action that was potentially very interventionist. Any economic policy should be assessed, he proposed, by its expected effect on the size,...

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